Entry Level Purchasing and Finance Officer

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Entry Level Purchasing and Finance Officer

3 Months Contract


We have a temporary opportunity to work with a university based in central London.

To provide a complete and efficient purchasing service for all IT-related equipment for the School. The post holder will also assist in the processing financial transactions and with the lifecycle of the School's IT assets.

 To handle requests for information from a range of internal and external contacts at any point during the lifecycle of an order, and to respond / investigate queries arising from recording the financial impact of said procurement.

 To promote and maintain information about recommended products and suppliers to colleagues in DTS and across the School, via the DTS intranet, website, newsletter and other relevant channels of communication.

 To provide service excellence in all dealings with relevant stakeholder in line with departmental values & behaviours (Service Excellence, Personal Responsibility, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Continuous Improvement). Teamwork and Motivation

 To work as part of a team, supporting other team members and liaising with colleagues in DTS and elsewhere in the School, where necessary.

 To coordinate work with the Senior Purchasing and Finance Officer.

 To take part in arranged training and team meetings, identifying issues to be discussed, as well as purchasing and finance systems and procedures to be reappraised.

 To provide cover for the Senior Purchasing and Finance Officer Liaising and Networking

 To liaise with third-party suppliers to ensure that they are offering the best prices and service to the School.

 To undertake high value and complex purchasing activities, as well as relatively straightforward high volume procurement  Undertake a number of IT tasks using the Microsoft Office suite programmes (specifically MS Access, MS Outlook and MS Excel).

 Data entry, data validation and reporting.

 To take an active role in the migration to the School's new finance and procurement system.

Other duties included

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: Sandra Middleton