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    Purchasing and Accounts Controller

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Financial Controller
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
  • Date posted: 29/01/2021
  • Job reference: 48550_1611938697

My clients are an independently owned manufacturing business, who have been established for over 80 years supplying the paint and coatings industry. They are seeking an experienced purchasing and accounts administrator/ controller to work 35 hours per week. The role is 5 days per week, working at their Bolton offices. Pay will be £23,660 - £26,000 pa (depending on experience), plus a bonus worth £1070, dependent on company performance and attendance record.

They are looking for someone with a can-do attitude who is approachable and works well as part of a team. The right person will be forward thinking, good at managing business relationships and willing to learn and adapt accordingly to the changing needs of a family owned business..

The office is based in Bolton, 2 miles from the town centre, with its own onsite parking. Hours of work will be 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Job description and roles:

Purchasing responsibilities: purchase order processing, purchase invoicing, purchase ledger, negotiations of contracts, stock management, importing of raw materials.

Accounts activities: payroll, monthly accounting, VAT management, Sales Ledger.

Archiving and management of filing systems.

An element of reporting.

Supporting all functions; Sales, Production, Logistics, Technical and Finance.

General office duties; including answering the phone, basic office administration, supporting Directors and senior members of staff.

Key skills required for the job include:

Previous purchasing and accounts experience is essential (minimum 2 years).

Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English.

IT literate, Excel / Word / Outlook/ Office 365.

A strong negotiator and effective at managing key business relationships.

Demonstrate strong organisational and multi-tasking skills with an attention to detail.

Good work ethic, a team player who can also work autonomously.

Be a good communicator with excellent telephone skills and a professional business attitude

If you would like to work in a supportive, friendly, and family orientated business and you have the necessary experience and attitude for this role, please contact Tracy Bolan on 01772 259121 or

COVID-19 considerations:

They are a COVID secure site, with all working practices within the current government guidelines.

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.