Accounts/Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Winsford, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £8.95/Hour
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-022019-53164

We are currently recruiting on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary for an Accounts and Purchasing Administrator into their busy Shared Service team.


This role is for 3 months initially, supporting the Multi-Force Shared Service unit in a wide range of accounting, purchasing and financial services.


Key skills for this role are:



  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to handle large amounts of numerical data

  • Good IT skills and ability to learn new systems

  • Excellent customer service skills


The duties of the role will include:



  • Managing all queries to the team through phone and email enquiry

  • Use various systems to collect and interrogate data in order to resolve queries

  • Assist in obtaining quotes and procuring goods and service for the business (e.g. travel or car hire)

  • Receive and check invoices

  • Creating purchase orders

  • Working to deadlines and service level agreements


Working hours are Mon-Fri, 37 hours per week within standard office hours. Part time hours could also be accommodated.


Role is based at Cheshire Constabulary's Headquarters in Winsford. On-site parking is available, and facilities include a canteen and gym.


The successful applicant will be required to successfully pass an in-depth background check before commencing role.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Rebecca Adcock