Purchase Ledger Administrator

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Job Introduction

Colas is looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join the Finance Team in the Warrington office. This opportunity has arisen from the expansion in work for which the Warrington Finance team is responsible. The successful candidate will offer purchase ledger support to Colas Products, a successful and well established 80 year old manufacturing business operating in the bitumen emulsion market, and Colas Quarries, which is comprised of two hard rock quarries in Cornwall. The candidate will report to the Management Accountant and will be provided full training, so industry experience is not essential. However, a general administration experience or background will be helpful. 

Main Responsibility

The Purchase Ledger Administrator will work on purchase ledger duties including but not limited to stock management, quotations and busines support. More specifically, the role responsibilities will extend to resolving any supplier account queries, maintaining minimum stationery/provision levels, compiling of requisitions as well as the storage and retrieval of data/information both of a confidential and general nature.

The Ideal Candidate

This can be a promising and career defining second job for a hardworking and ambitious administrator who has an excellent attention to detail. This opportunity is likely to suit a business related degree graduate (but other strong graduates will also be considered). Construction and engineering industry is preferred, but is not necessary.

Package Description

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

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