Apprentice Accounts Admin - National Tool Hire - REF: 0016

Company overview:

National Tool hire handle inbound customer enquiries at offices in Knowsley and book hires with tool hire partners around the UK.
 
You would be working closely with the Buyer, liaising with the Purchasing/Finance team.
 
This aspect of the job requires a very high degree of accuracy and some problem solving, when issues arise, or suppliers need to provide further assistance to satisfy customer’s needs.
 
The job offers a great working environment in a beautiful, air conditioned, barn conversion, situated on the Earl of Derby Country Estate in Knowsley, working with a friendly team, for a leading-edge business, forging new methods and technologies in an established sector.

There is free secure parking and the office is easy access from the A580, M62, M57
 
National Tool Hire are looking for a bright, friendly, well-mannered and enthusiastic person to join our business, accuracy and speed are key. The main duties will be checking supplier invoices against purchase orders and flagging any discrepancies.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Checking supplier invoices against purchase orders
  • Flagging Discrepancies and sending them to the supplier
  • Liaising with the supplier to chase credit notes

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Good standard of education
  • An ability to organise and prioritise tasks
  • An ability to use own initiative
  • An ability to work under pressure
  • A team player
  • Excellent attention to detail when dealing with repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Closing date: Tuesday 19 November 2019

Location: Knowsley L34
Contracted hours: 9am to 5.30pm
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage 

 

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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