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Purchase Ledger / Finance Administrator – Outstanding progression

Salary: £26,000 - £29,000
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you a finance administrator and looking for a promotion? Want opportunities for continued development? Want to join a fun and energetic company? Here’s an opportunity to step up as Purchase Ledger Manager with a well-known construction company in Banbury offering an allocated budget for professional development and awesome social outings (Including a great Xmas party)


The company

Our client is a leading Carpentry Contracting company, delivering best-in-class Carpentry Contracting services to the UK’s largest house builders, like Bloor Homes and Bellway.

They’re a progressive, forward-thinking business who continually strives for improvement and success. 

They have recently renovated their office which now boasts a ping pong table, pool table, table football and an office Cockapoo! Doggo pictures available on request…


The role

You’ll be responsible for overseeing and managing the company’s purchase ledger by recording, analysing, actioning, solving, communicating and reporting:

  • Purchase orders
  • Supplier payments
  • Account reconciliation
  • Stock control
  • Budgeting
  • Supplier relations and procurement

You will also be the main contact for Customer Care, this area boasts a new system which is super easy to use leaving time to build relations with the customer. Responsibilities include:

  • Logging new jobs with contractors
  • Booking works with customers

You’ll be responsible for upholding the company’s reputation by establishing and nurturing relationships with clients whenever you speak with them.


The package

This is an opportunity for a junior finance professional to step up into a finance management role. You’ll join an established, growing and reputable business who will support your professional development. Benefits include:

  • £26,000-29,000 salary (depending on experience)
  • Annual budget specifically allocated for your professional training and development
  • Opportunities to progress as the company develops
  • Continued support from the Operations Director and external accountant
  • Free-lunch-Fridays
  • Early finishes and trips to the pub if the Friday has been particularly good
  • 28-days holiday and Christmas shutdown


To be successful, you will…

…have some finance experience

…be easy to get on with

…be forward-thinking and want to progress

…be interested in how learning how the business works

…continually look for ways to simplify processes and increase efficiency

…be motivated by working hard and doing well

…have a positive attitude and energy

…be modest

…be detail-oriented

…be reliable

…be an excellent communication

…be computer literate

…have problem-solving skill and think creatively 

…have strong planning and organisational skills

…Ideally have experience in using SAGE, though this isn’t essential


You won’t…

…be afraid of change – the business is progressive and often updates systems and processes

…have a big ego – this won’t suit the office dynamic



If you’re looking for an exciting and fruitful opportunity, apply now!

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire