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Purchase Ledger Officer

Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Telford
£19,650 - £20,043
Closing date
9 Jul 2022

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The Revenues Service is looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Officer to cover maternity leave in our busy Purchase Ledger team. We are an agile organisation that embraces innovation to address the changing public sector environment, and puts improving the quality of life of all local people at the heart of everything we do.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we are well adapted to a hybrid model of working which includes a combination of time spent in the office and at home. The Purchase Ledger team currently work from home. Our approach is to promote a greater level of flexible working around personal and family commitments.

We offer competitive benefits including a generous Local Government Pension Scheme, a flexi-time scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme and various local discounts

The Purchase Ledger Team process the Council’s payments to suppliers, service providers and individuals. You will be responsible to the Purchase Ledger Team Leader for the preparation and validation of invoices for input to Unit 4 Business World (Agresso).

You will also complete reconciliation to orders or contracts identifying and investigating discrepancies, maintaining related records and performing miscellaneous tasks connected with the payment of providers and suppliers.

For further information on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

You will be highly numerate and will ideally have experience of working within a Purchase Ledger environment, handling large volumes. You will need to understand the basic concept of VAT and its various categories, CIS, CEST and calculating discounts.

You will also have excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels.

Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

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Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
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