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Logistics & Administration Assistant

Location: CHELMSFORD, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 20,000-24,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 17
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-368889

Our client are a fast-growing business operating on the international FMCG market.  They are experiencing a period of growth and as such are looking to add support to their team.  This is an excellent time to join their business to learn all aspects and really make the job your own.

Day to day you will be:

  • Supporting the Directors on the Buying and Selling divisions
  • Liaise with 3rd party logistics partners to schedule collections and deliveries
  • Liaise with the warehouse to relay information about lorries booked and arrivals of incoming stock
  • Raising packaging changes with the warehouse including label translations
  • Updating the goods in planner
  • Managing import/export documentation
  • Uploading products and images to the pricelist
  • Arranging customer and supplier bookings
  • Managing the customer database
  • Completing HM customs paperwork
  • Processing delivery notes and checking for accuracies
  • Answering telephone queries
  • Raise purchase and sales orders
  • Print and check invoices to customers, cash receipts and supplier invoices
  • Check accounts and liaise with the Accountants where necessary
  • Process payroll
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Credit & ledger control
  • Run reports as required

We are looking for a strong candidate for this role whose previous experience will include:

Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (essential)

Experience of working in FMCG / distribution (essential)

Experience of scheduling deliveries / collections on a large scale basis (essential)

Experience of Accounts support (essential)

Experience of using SAP Business One (desirable)

You will be:

A highly competent user of technology

A hard worker able to work autonomously and offer support across a small team

Intelligent with the ability to learn new systems rapidly

In return, this client offers a modern working environment in the City Centre (working from home not currently offered), desirable hours of 9-5, 25 days holiday, cycle to work scheme and free parking

If you are an exact or close match for this role please do apply online now.  Please note that we are expecting a high number of applications and we may not be able to give individual feedback if you are not selected


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