We are looking to recruit a Buying Desk Administrator / Accounts Clerk for a Social Housing/Construction Contractor based in Basingstoke. Our Client is a National Contractor looking for a reliable Accounts Administrator for their project in Basingstoke.
With a centralised Labour/Buying Desk the successful candidate will provide an order placement and invoice approval service for the hire of temporary blue collar trades/labour and temporary professional white collar workers and ensure that the best value is achieved from the purchases made.
Key Accountabilities include:
Ensure all Purchase Orders are completed to an agreed format and timescale (i.e. quantity, description, price, site delivery and time frame) Production of timely and accurate management information Ensure that preferred labour agencies are utilised for all available spend Ensure that preferred supplier agreements are utilised for all available spend Take ownership of the tasks they complete to contribute to increased efficiencies in the Labour/Buying Desk Processes. Resolve any queries in relation to orders placed appropriately and efficiently with suppliers and site surveyors Ensure a customer focused approach is provided at all times Work in a way that ensures disputes or complaints raised with the Labour/Buying Desk are avoided or minimised General administration duties that support the successful operation of the Labour/Buying Desk
Skills and Capabilities:
Ability to meet deadlines without the need for prompting Good communication skills and excellent telephone manner Interpersonal skills with ability to build strong relationships Proficient in MS Office suite Ability to work autonomously and as part of team A desire to make a positive change to financial performance
Experience of creating and placing purchase orders on platforms Experience of working within a team environment Experience of purchase ledger and invoice approval Experience of working in a customer focused role
This role is to start ASAP for a fixed 6 month period with the possibility of becoming permanent for the right candidate. The rate is £10.00ph. If you arte interested in this Account Administrator role, please forward your CV to email@example.com