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Accounts Payable

Location: GREATER MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 20,000.00-25,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 1
Posted: 8 months ago Reference: X3-191331

Accounts Payable Clerk – German Speaker

Based in Greater Manchester.

Competitive salary

My client is a global leader in the creative promotional merchandise arena and one of the largest promotional product suppliers in the world. Their reputation for quality, service and customer satisfaction is second to none. With annual sales in excess of £95M they employ over 400 people globally across 8 sites.

To support their continued growth, they’re looking for an experienced German Speaking Purchase Ledger Clerk to join the team.  Reporting to the Purchase Ledger Team Leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Inputting overhead invoices directly onto the accounting system
  • Paying suppliers via BACS payments
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Liaising with suppliers and clients on the telephone to resolve queries
  • Liaising with sales and administration staff internally

This role involves a high volume of transactional and processing work and the successful candidate will have previous experience of working on purchase and sales ledger.

What you’ll need:

  • At least 2 year’s previous experience purchase ledger experience working with blue chip clients within a global business environment
  • Ability to effectively process and manage a high volume of transactional and processing work
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) with the ability to build rapport and communicate at all levels.
  • To be a real team player, with personality, empathy and the drive to succeed, exceptional organisational skills and excellent attention to detail are crucial for this role.
  • The ability to juggle and keep control of a number of tasks and remain calm whilst under pressure to deadlines.
  • Fluent German language skills – both verbal and written

In return, we offer:

  • A very competitive salary plus bonus structure, pension, sickness benefit and life assurance.
  • The opportunity to develop a long term career as opposed to a job.
  • A great place to work, in a modern, team focussed, forward thinking creative work environment.

Please contact Dan Thomas, Accountancy Specialist for Reed Greater Manchester for further information.

I can be reached directly on: or by phone on tel : 0161 834 6207

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