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Purchase Ledger Controller

We are looking for an exceptional individual who is a highly organised, skilled multi-tasker. This is a new position with a primary focus on providing a professional and efficient service to the finance function.

SMART GROUP

PURCHASE LEDGER CONTROLLER

This role is ideal for a highly reliable and committed purchase ledger controller with previous experience in the events and hospitality sector. Reporting directly to, and working closely alongside, the Director you will help support the team to provide a professional and efficient service.

ABOUT SMART GROUP

This is an exciting role and an amazing opportunity to join Smart Group, a privately owned group of hospitality, catering and event management businesses based in Deptford, South East London.

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality and events industry, Smart Group is a dynamic collection of hospitality, venue, catering and event management businesses incorporating Smart Parties, Moving Venue, Smart Hospitality, Smart Venues, Smart Live, and Evolution London. Smart Group are also the sole in-house caterers of several venues across the capital including Landing Forty Two, Magazine London and Illuminate.

Quality, passion and integrity are at the core of everything we do, coupled with our inimitable drive, personality and pioneering creativity that comes from being an entrepreneurial organisation. We pride ourselves on delivering experiences that our customers love and that our team is proud to be associated with.

THE ROLE

 We are looking for an exceptional individual who is a reliable, highly organised, skilled multi-tasker and committed to meeting deadlines. This is a new position with a primary focus on providing a professional and efficient service to the finance function, monitoring how much is owed at all times and providing accurate financial information to the Head of Finance as needed. 

KEY RESPONSBILITIES

+ Matching, checking and coding invoices.

+ Preparing, processing and authorising all biweekly payments.

+ Handling purchase enquiries or disputes with suppliers. 

+ Maintaining strong business relationships with all stakeholders (internal and external).

+ Reconciling suppliers’ invoices in a timely manner.

+ Maintaining existing and creating new supplier accounts.

+ Handling high volume of data entry.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 + Previous experience in the events sector or hospitality is essential.

+ Proficient knowledge of Sage.

+ Experienced in Excel and Microsoft office packages.

+ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build very good rapport with all stakeholders.

+ Be highly organised and able to prioritise tasks.

+ Have excellent attention to detail as well as ability to handle large amount of data.

+ Personable disposition.

+ Collaborative.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • £28,000 to £34,000 depending on experience.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Performance related bonus.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Delicious, healthy snacks and lunch available daily.
  • Fabulous regular social events.
  • Fun and vibrant company culture.
  • Generous refer a friend bonus.
  • Holiday allowance starts at 22 days plus bank holidays increasing depending on length of service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme in partnership with Hospitality Action.
  • Daily shuttle bus to and from Head office and Canada Water Station.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your C.V. to [email protected]

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