COVID-19 Please be assured that the practice is still fully operational. We have temporarily changed our services to help our clients by opening from Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm daily and weekends 8.30am to 12pm. Please note this is a this is a short term arrangement to minimise staff in the building and ensure robustness in relation to Covid. We have increased logistical capacity to help with delivery and collections at this difficult time. Please note, PMs need to be at the practice by 5.30pm to ensure they are performed the same day.

Job Opportunity: Finance Officer – Purchasing

16th May 2022

Finance Officer – Purchasing

Location: Attleborough, Norfolk

Hours: Part-time - 25 hours a week (9.30am until 2.30pm)

Benefits: 28 days annual leave pro rata increases with service, (including bank holidays), discretionary performance bonuses, employer pension scheme.

As the ‘Finance Officer – Purchasing’ for this progressive and proactive poultry veterinary practice, you will support the department to ensure the timely completion of monthly accounts, working closely with the FO – Sales.  While this role relates to purchases there are some areas of responsibility that overlap with sales. This is a busy and varied role and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain supplier records
  • Check and enter all purchase invoices
  • Record delivery notes
  • Raise purchase invoice queries with the relevant departments
  • Reconciling supplier statements to Sage
  • Handling any queries with suppliers
  • Tracking rebates
  • Monthly creditors review
  • Responsibility for ensuring accurate prices
  • Maintain appropriate sustainability logs
  • EU Purchases and customs queries/delivery arrangements
  • Run stock purchase order checks
  • Enter sales receipts
  • Weekly debtor updates
  • Customer debt chasing
  • Petty cash/Credit card reconciliations
  • Database entries as required

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be I.T. literate
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Previous use of Sage 50 Accounts desktop is advantageous, but not a requirement

Please apply via email to Nicky at [email protected], attaching your C.V. with a cover email outlining why you feel you would be a suitable candidate for the role.