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Purchase Ledger Officer

Purchase Ledger Officer

Salary: £20,267 – £22,648 (per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent                       

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Ellesmere Port Campus

We are seeking a Purchase Ledger Officer to join our team at our Ellesmere Port Campus.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring finance professional to join the College as part of a collaborative and supportive team.  With responsibility for the purchase ledger system, dealing with both internal and external customers to support the aims and objectives of the Finance department. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure all invoices have appropriate purchase orders prior to payment;
  • To ensure suppliers are paid within the agreed terms;
  • Assist in monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Assist with processing purchase orders and recording invoices using the College finance system;
  • Undertake general finance and administration duties and responsibilities; and
  • To provide advice and guidance to ensure all College safeguarding obligations are adhered to at all times. 

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) in English and Maths;
  • An understanding of financial regulations;
  • Excellent level of digital literacy;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to develop positive working relationships at all levels;
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail; 
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details.

If you’re interested in this new opportunity, you can apply by sending a completed application form

to recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk by 9am on 5 October 2022.

The selection process will take place on 13 October 2022.

Benefits:

  • Access to world-class facilities;
  • Extensive upskilling and professional development opportunities;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the Human Resources Manager.  

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.  

Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy.  

There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunities for learners to make new friends.  

Ellesmere Port Campus  

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Ellesmere Port Campus boasts:  

  • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy; 
  • Mock aircraft cabin; 
  • Fitness gym; 
  • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and 
  • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops. 

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure. 

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