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Purchase Ledger Administrator

  • Job added:   2 October 2020
  • Salary :   Salary on experience
  • Location :   Maidstone
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-10015488
  • Company :   Arden Group

We have vacancies in our Accounts Department at Arden Maidstone Limited - we are looking for a Purchase Ledger Administrator.

Our ideal candidate will be strong, analytical, logical, stay calm under pressure of deadlines and possess a high attention to detail!  Being able to work independently, and also as part of the accounts team to achieve the deadlines is essential. IT literacy and attention to detail, and accuracy are key skills, as well as being a strong communicator.

For this position we will only consider applicants with purchase ledger/ accounts department experience. Level 3 Accounts qualification and/or  experience within the role in the motor industry will be a huge advantage!

The role involves the use of several software packages unique to the motor trade:  so, a high level of competency in IT is a MUST! 

Only those with the relevant experience, self motivation, strong organisational and IT skills need apply!

  • Processing approximately 1500 invoices a month
  • Reconciling supplier statements and liaising with suppliers for payments and queries
  • Processing payment runs ensuring suppliers are paid promptly and within agreed credit terms
  • Credit card and petty cash reconciliation
  • Providing holiday cover for sales ledger and general office duties
  • To have a good knowledge of VAT/Non VAT items
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  •  Have willingness to work outside normal hours where necessary to get the job done and to meet deadlines

About us:

Arden Maidstone Limited is an established and growing automotive independent in the UK, with offices in Larkfield and Aylesford, Maidstone Kent. The company has two successful retailers:  Arden Maidstone BMW and Arden Maidstone MINI – each offering sales, service and parts facilities.  The business offers career opportunities, state of the art showrooms, service centres, training resources and very competitive earnings packages.

If you see yourself in the above position and would like to find out more about what it is like to be part of the Arden Maidstone family, please apply now!

Thank you for submitting your CV for the vacancy at Arden Maidstone.  For further information regarding Arden Maidstone Ltd and BMW Group UK please visit our websites.

We will be assessing the applications over the next month and will be contacting the shortlisted candidates for interviews thereafter.  Should you not hear back within 30 days of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.  You are welcome to re-apply for any future roles advertised on our websites or via the internet. 

Please note, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation which is in effect from 25th May 2018, your CV will be held for no longer than six months in our records, after which time it will be securely destroyed unless you are successful in securing employment with us, in which case it will form part of your employment record.

Ahead of being invited to an initial interview, you may be required to complete tasks that assist us in the fair shortlisting of candidates.  These tasks will vary depending on the vacancy, but usually include a maths and a written exercise and a department specific task. Those candidates meeting the necessary standards and criteria will then be invited to participate in the recruitment process.

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