Ref
ea9a06
Location
Central Office - Preston
Function
Central Office
Salary
Competitive
Hours
37.5
Vacancy Type
Full-Time
Closing Date
15/09/2019

Overview


Booths is more than just a well loved store. It's a family. Maybe it's because we've been a family-run business since 1847, but joining our team really does feel like joining a caring, supportive family. You feel special.

To assist in the smooth running of the Purchase Ledger within the Transactional Services Team ensuring that all suppliers are paid on time, first time and queries resolved in a timely manner. .

Booths Offers you some Amazing Benefits:
• Colleague Discount Card (including a second card for a family member) after qualifying service.
• Access to an Occupational Health provider
• Opportunity to join the Healthshield Insurance Scheme
• Company Pension
• Colleague Bonus Scheme
• Long Service Awards

Responsibilities


• Be responsible for end to end purchase ledger duties
• Develop relationships with your own key suppliers and efficiently resolve ad-hoc queries from them
• Actively seek to resolve issues and minimize risks to business continuity by completing all duties in a timely manner
• Manage own workload to ensure all duties are completed accurately and on time
• Recognize opportunities and provide recommendations for increased efficiency and effective ways of working across the team
• Be adaptable and flexible as part of the Transaction Services Team to assist in the achievement of the wider goals
• Collaborate with internal stakeholders to work in a planned, organised and professional manner to ensure effective ways of working
• Support the Transaction Services Team Leader and Manager with short term ad-hoc projects
• To provide support and training to other colleagues within the team and wider business
• To demonstrate and role model the Booths values

Requirements


You need to show us that you have the following:

Qualifications:
Degree or equivalent in Accountancy qualifications (e.g. AAT) Desirable
Knowledge
Accounting Systems Essential
Microsoft packages Essential

Skills:
Team work Essential
Communication Essential
Time management – working to deadlines Essential
Effective procedure & process management Desirable

Behaviors :
Professionalism Essential
Can do attitude Essential
Flexibility and positivity Essential
Self-motivation Essential

Experience:
Ledger experience Essential
Financial knowledge Essential
Retail sector Desirable

How we do things at Booths


Booths believes that how we behave and carry on our business, with our customers and with each other, is what makes us different from our competitors and what makes us special. What we value most at Booths and will want you to demonstrate can be summarised briefly by the following six behaviours:

  • Humility
  • Dedication
  • Customer Happiness
  • Authenticity
  • Freedom
  • Togetherness

Like the idea of family life? Join us…..

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