Logistics and Accounts Administrator

March 22, 2023

Beeline Personnel are proud to be working with Shropshire Trading. A leading trader of Fast-Moving Consumable Goods (FMCG).

Owing to growth and expansion, and to keep up with Shropshire Trading’s ambitious plans, we are seeking a Logistics and Accounts Administrator to ensure all administration tasks are managed with diligence and accuracy. Working with a General Manager and a team of Traders, the successful candidates will be responsible for taking relevant information from the trading team and handling processes to complete deals through to completion.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00 – £22,000.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday, No weekends

Supplemental pay types:Bonus scheme, Commission pay, Performance bonus, Yearly bonus

Ability to commute/relocate: Shrewsbury: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: One location

Experience: Administrative: 2 Years (preferred)

Shropshire Trading – Introduction Video

Job Details

  • Establish relationships with Hauliers in order to deliver reliability and value for money when arranging for pick-up or delivery
  • Responsible for the tracking, raising and paying of invoices
  • Responsible for compliance within the office, including ensuring licences and software are maintained, as well as Health & Safety elements.
  • Data input, including financial information
  • Create and maintain a smooth admin process for the whole team to follow
  • Act as a quality and compliance stop.
  • Implementation of processes in order to ensure policies are followed
  • Maintain useful databases and spreadsheets
  • Compile data for delivering reports to the General Manager
  • Answer, screen and direct generic incoming calls
  • Work professionally, respectfully and confidentially.

At Shropshire Trading, no two days are the same. This is a busy, exciting and varied role, that will present its challenges, but also significant rewards.

Don’t worry if you have never worked in the FMCG industry, it’s not all about your past-experience, although transferable skills are important.

Important skills and qualities.

IT and Numeration. Shropshire Trading use bespoke CRM software to assist the whole team manage daily tasks, as well as the usual Microsoft Office suit packages and Sage. The job demands strong IT skills. You don’t need to be a computer programmer and full training on all systems is given. However you must have a reasonable ability with IT as well as the ability to retain information. You will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial transactions, both into, and out of the business.

Organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible formany important elements within the business. It is important that you have demonstratable experience working in a fast-paced environment where you have worked with high levels of accuracy. The ability to manage time, show attention to detail, prioritise tasks and organise is essential

Management and leadership. The role not only involves managing the office based team, but also managing relationships with all stakeholders involved with the company. The team will look to you to lead, direct, inspire them, whilst also recognising and promoting positive elements, whilst identifying areas where training is required.

Great communication skills. You will be working with internal team members, who you will need information from, and who will need information from you. Its important you can communicate business critical needs with the wider team. You will also converse and communicate with customers and clients alike. Therefore the ability to communicate effectively, in a friendly way is essential.

Passion. We are seeking passionate people, people who are excited about working within a company established for 25 years, a company with strong environmental credentials, a company who seek continual improvement and offer innovative training, excellent career progression and a lively and engaging working environment.

What is on offer.

  • A competitive salary
  • Be part of the company growth
  • Career progression and personal development
  • Achieving of important environmental goals – In line with Shropshire Trading’s mission to increase the impact on the UN food waste reduction goals to halve global food waste by 2028.
  • Casual dress
  • Strong team ethos, with fun team building activities
  • Town centre location and offices to be proud of

Beeline Personnel will receive all applications. It is strongly advised to include a cover letter with your application, highlighting how you feel your skills and qualities match with those that we are seeking.

We look forward to receiving your applications.

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