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Purchasing Officer

Location:Hereford Campus

Position Details




£16,831 - £18,038

A vacancy has arisen with the Finance Department, located at the Hereford campus, for an organised, focused, self-starter to provide data entry and admin support within the Finance Department.  The post holder will be required to provide accurate and prompt posting of College purchases through the accounting system and other direct purchases.  This post would ideally suit someone with data entry/administration experience and worked within an electronic purchasing environment.  The post holder will be required to display good attention to detail and a troubleshooting, can-do-approach.  An ability to priorities effectively and support the finance function is essential.

Key Tasks:

  • Data entry within the computerised accounts system, Symmetry, and other automated processes ad they are developed.  Answering queries and liaising with suppliers.
  • Maintain purchase ordering and invoicing processes with accurate data entry.
  • Responsible for post distribution, maintaining office supplies and general admin duties for finance.
  • Respond to enquiries to the finance office, either by telephone or electronically through the finance office inbox; focusing in particular on accounts payable enquiries.

Closing date:   21 October 2019

Interview date:   24 October 2019