Operations/Purchasing Assistant – Advanced Excel required

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Published
July 4, 2024
Category
Finance  
Job Type
Reference
HFOA0407MAN24
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum
Start date
2024-07-04
Contact Name
Helen Francis
Contact Email
apply.a4ljw55lyfh4@aptrack.co.uk

Description

 **YOU MUST BE RESIDING IN THE UK CURRENTLY, HAVE UK BASED EXPERIENCE AND NOT REQUIRE A SPONSORSHIP TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE OTHERWISE DO NOT APPLY AS YOUR APPLICATION WON’T BE PROCESSED** Sponsorships will not be provided.

You must meet all the ‘essential criteria’ also for your application to be considered. We apologise in advance that not all unsuccessful applicants can be responded to.

This is well established business that has show year on year growth since inception and one of the largest operators in its specialism within the UK and 14 offices across the UK. Their brand is well recognised in is field and remains ambitious with what it wants to achieve. They recognise their strength lies in who they employ and always strive to support the talent they attract.

With multiple stakeholders, you will report to the FD and the Data Analyst and will be a pivotal supporting role for the business. The main part of role will be in a Sales and Purchasing capacity, while a proportion of your role will be supporting the Data Analyst utilising your advanced Excel skills.

Duties include:

  • Purchasing and goods receipting of new purchases, inclusive of dealing with the suppliers on lead times and prep jobs
  • Purchasing and goods receipting of attachments
  • Liaising with the purchase ledger team and suppliers on any purchase invoicing queries
  • Sales processing of documents directly with the finance company, inclusive of maintenance agreements
  • Processing of the in-house fleet, inclusive of transport costs, prep jobs and liaising with the respective branches
  • Purchasing sales of equipment
  • Creation of customer monthly and quarterly KPI, spend and utilisation reporting
  • Extension or termination for the end of term finance agreements, inclusive of purchasing back of residual value equipment
  • Closing down of contracts, equipment, sites and customer accounts
  • Creation of the monthly contract renewals report from the finance companies and ERP system
  • Maintaining the monthly returns on-going deals report
  • Assist the sales managers with their individual monthly returns’ reports
  • Checking of the sales pack, including copies of quotes
  • Ad hoc customer and management reporting with Excel and a Business Intelligence suite
  • Data cleansing of job stock issues, goods receipt notes, returns notes etc
  • Branch support with minor system queries

 Required Experience for this role:

  • Advanced on Excel: experience with macros, lookups, pivot tables, sumif, match and index
  • Worked in a role of Sales Support/ Purchasing where you have synergy with the job responsibilities
  • Exposure to Business Objects is advantageous

 Interpersonal Skills

  • Able to disseminate information fluidly and present to non-finance stakeholders in digestible form, effectively and efficiently
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Work as part of a team and independently
  • Prioritise and multi-task

 Salary is DOE

Kenton Black operates across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. As market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

Apologies in advance if you do not get a response unless you are shortlisted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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