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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Askham Bryan, York YO23, UK
Askham Bryan College
Full Time
Up to £21,740 per annum, dependent upon experience
18th May 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
31st May 2022 09:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1239680

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Full Time, 37 Hours, Permanent

York Campus

Up to £21,740 per annum, dependent upon experience

Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Newcastle.

We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Arboriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Professional Tree Surgery, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness and Uniformed Public Services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our Finance team based in York. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for a fast-paced role within a small friendly finance team.

You will assist with the efficient running of the finance department primarily performing purchase ledger duties. You will provide an approachable and helpful point of contact for suppliers.

Reporting to the Financial Controller the role will cover a range of core purchase ledger activities.

With excellent numerical, organisational skills and attention to detail you will process all purchase invoices and credit notes, matching to purchase orders as appropriate. You will also process weekly payment runs, open new supplier accounts, reconcile supplier statement reconciliations and resolve all supplier queries.

With experience in a previous purchase ledger role you will need good communication skills and be confident working with suppliers with the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise workloads.

Proficient in Microsoft office and with excellent IT skills you will also be confident working independently and accurately, often meeting tight deadlines.

We define the values and qualities that we require from our people using the Askham Bryan College DNA. Hardwired in to what we do, our DNA strands ensure that all colleagues are committed to delivering with purpose, taking ownership, building trust and always learning.

We offer an inclusive, dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work.

Our colleagues enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays, ample free parking, canteen facilities, support for continuous professional development, Local Government Pension and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.

Closing Date: 9.00am Tuesday 31st May 2022

Interview: week commencing Monday 6th June 2022


Safeguarding Statement:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment. The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.
Askham Bryan College

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