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Purchase Ledger Assistant - Finance

Employer
Michelmores
Location
Exeter, Devon
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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Vacancy Type
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator, Admin
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Are you keen to find an exciting new role where you will be part of a dynamic, unique, forward-thinking team? If so, come and join us on the journey.

Why Michelmores? Michelmores is the destination law firm for the ambitious, the imaginative and the distinctive. We help enterprises and individuals navigate change to find a positive future.

We are a flexible, friendly and inclusive organisation with as clear a focus on fresh thinking as we have on growth and success. We value and nurture our people’s potential and inspiration and give them a creative, open and collaborative environment in which to develop a career and succeed.

As our clients’ needs change and evolve, so do we. Our business services teams are continuously looking for ways to innovate and attract and retain the best clients and the brightest people. Central to our culture is our nurturing, friendly and flexible environment which genuinely allows our people to grow and flourish, both professionally and personally. We really care about what we stand for and want to move forward together.

What sort of work? Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join our highly experienced Finance team, to provide efficient and accurate assistance in maintaining the purchase ledger and general support to our cashiers team.

The role is based in our Exeter office and will include:

  • Checking and recording all purchase ledger invoices and posting to nominal ledger.
  • Setting up new suppliers with bank account details.
  • Preparing schedules of purchase ledger payments due and make the agreed payments.
  • Reconciling purchase ledger records against supplier's statements.
  • Providing general support to the cashiers team, including collecting and recording all cheques and cash received and monitoring and ensuring payment of all sums owed by the firm to suppliers of goods and services.

Why this team? Our Finance team are pivotal in the Firm’s financial success. In addition to managing the finances of the business, they also deal with our client’s financial transactions. Using the latest software, the team work closely with lawyers, partners and colleagues across our business services team to ensure the smooth running of the Firm’s finances and help inform financial decision making.

Our Cashiers and Purchase Ledgers manage payments on behalf of the business, as well as on behalf of our clients. They are in regular communication with colleagues across the Firm, liaising over invoices, client transactions and payments.

How do we work? We take a flexible, agile approach to working patterns. As a team we agree together on the best working arrangements that will enable each of us to provide exceptional client service, to collaborate and connect with colleagues, and to achieve the right home/work balance.

Most people in the Firm choose to work 2-3 days a week in the office, with the balance being working from home. We pride ourselves on our high-performance culture whilst offering a good work/life balance.

As a Firm we are committed to supporting our people across all levels to achieve the balance they need. We are open to talk flexible working and to empower any candidate to put forward a flexible working pattern to meet their needs.

Who are we looking for? We are looking for somebody who will understand our values and thrive in our culture. The role is based in our Exeter office and the ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in an administrative role and working in an office environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; effective communicator at all levels (written and verbal).
  • Competent with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook etc) and using data management systems.
  • Good level of basic education including Grade C or above in Maths and English at GCSE (or equivalent).

Other skills required include:

  • A commercial, pro-active 'can do' and professional approach to work.
  • Must interact well with others in a sensitive and effective way - a team player.
  • Good organisational skills with a methodical approach towards workloads.
  • Must be flexible, successfully adapting to changing demands and conditions.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn are essential.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and use of discretion.

This is a great opportunity to join a Firm which believes potential, inspiration, and teamwork should be valued and nurtured.

We work hard to create and sustain an open and collaborative environment. We embrace change and constantly evolve to meet our people’s diverse needs, in the same way that we help our clients to navigate and stay ahead of developments, to move forward together.

Next Steps To apply please click below or if you would like to talk to someone about the role, please call Rebecca Pike, Recruitment Specialist, on 07719523119.

Michelmores LLP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

We do not discriminate on grounds of race, gender, marital status, age, religion, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation in the selection, recruitment and treatment of our staff.

View our Inclusion and Belonging pages for more information.

*No agencies please – any agency assistance will be via invitation only. Please note any speculative candidates submitted via agencies without invitation will not be considered as represented by that agent.

Company

Michelmores is the law firm for the ambitious, the imaginative and the distinctive. We always strive to be different, to behave differently, to be more open, more human. We do exceptional work, for forward-thinking clients.

At Michelmores, we’ve always believed that potential, inspiration, and teamwork should be valued and nurtured.

We work hard to create and sustain an open and collaborative environment. We embrace change and constantly evolve to meet our people’s diverse needs, in the same way that we help our clients to navigate and stay ahead of developments to move forward together.

We are a flexible, friendly and inclusive organisation with as clear a focus on fresh thinking as we have on growth and success.

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