We’re looking for a customer-focused individual with energy, experience and a strong sense of purpose to join us as a Purchase Requisition Administrator.
The UK has a housing problem. This affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution. You could be too.
One of the UK’s leading housing associations, Catalyst is here to make a purposeful difference by providing housing solutions for those who can’t afford a home without our help. We offer a wide range of homes, for rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.
We're at a particularly exciting point in our story, having recently merged with another large housing association, Aldwyck. The merger makes us stronger and more able to deliver our social purpose - in every part of our organisation.
We’re always seeking to do better. If you are too, read on.
Working as part of a newly formed centralised team, to take responsibility for ensuring that Utilities, Council Tax and Business Rates payments are made in a timely and accurate manner.
Raising Purchase Orders on the organisation’s eProcurement system, ensuring invoices are authorised for payment complying with our Financial Regulations. Ensuring that purchase requisition are raised and approved correctly and timely, purchase orders are seamlessly created correctly and queries resolved on a timely basis. Checking, coding, recording and inputting expenses/ invoice details for payment. Receipting Purchase Orders raised. Creating and coding manual payment forms where required. Complete relevant supplier statement reconciliations. Ensure all queries & escalations are proactively managed to resolution. Any other duties commensurate with the level of the post. Working with the Managers to review, streamline and automate working practices and procedures.
You are passionate about delivering excellent customer experience every time, by being easy, reliable and empathetic in the way you deal with customers and colleagues.
You will have experience with processing large volumes of data working to tight deadlines and committing to working effectively and supportively as part of a team. Demonstrable administrative experience and ability to organise and prioritise own workload against a high level of throughput. Effective communication skills (written and verbal), must be confident to deal with internal stakeholders at all levels and external customers and understand the importance to uphold effective supplier relationships. You will have good attention to detail and high level of accuracy. Proficient working with various IT systems, experience with working with eProcurement systems is advantageous. Intermediate level MS Excel skills. You will be totally committed to delivering excellent customer experience – being easy, reliable and empathetic in the way you deal with customers, and colleagues.
We’re a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest a lot of time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our success. If you’d like to join us, and help make a real difference, please get in touch.
The role is subject to a Basic DBS check.
For more information and to apply, please visit our careers page: www.chg.org.uk/careers.