Job details

Purchase Ledger Assistant
Milton Keynes

Job reference: 001306

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing date: 17/10/2021

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum

Employment type: Full-time

Why not work for a charity and use your finance skills to impact people's lives?

You will be part of the central finance team based at our head office in central Milton Keynes. You will produce reports and reconciliations including purchase ledger accounts, credit card, bank and other balance sheet accounts. You will be supporting operational managers and administrators based at our services across the UK in relation to all financial matters.

You will collate and produce financial information for the scheduled internal auditing of operational services and contribute to the end of year audit procedures.

​​​​​​​The role could on occasion, require travel throughout the business for which appropriate reimbursement will be made.

​​​​​​​About you

You must have experience of working with finance software, ideally in a purchase ledger role. You will have intermediate skills or above in using Microsoft Office including Excel and Word.  In addition you will :-

  • Work well on your own initiative as well as being part of a team
  • Be well organised and able to prioritise
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Work well under pressure
  • Willingness to learn new systems

 We are looking for people who celebrate differences, and we strive to make all our staff feel included, valued and respected.

About us

MacIntyre is a national charity which supports over 1,200 people with a learning disability and/or autism.

We were founded in 1966 by the visionary parent of a child with disabilities and have been growing steadily ever since. We celebrate and develop everyone’s unique gifts, talents and contributions.

Training and Development

At Macintyre we fully support your training and development. We know it can be daunting to start a new job, and not everyone learns the same way, so throughout your probation we will provide you with a mixture of eLearning, face-to-face training and mentoring support whilst on the job.

Pay and Rewards

We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our staff which includes:

  • Six weeks' annual leave including statutory public holidays
  • Workplace Pension scheme – MacIntyre will contribute 3% of your salary to all eligible employees
  • MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
  • Health Cash Plan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody (at reduced cost)
  • MacIntyre Sick Pay (qualifying period)
  • Life assurance scheme offering valuable benefits to your dependents
  • MacIntyre Rewards Scheme which recognises and rewards staff
  • MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street for emergency and social care staff.
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate (cost paid by MacIntyre)  

How to apply

If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the Apply button on the MacIntyre website, complete some brief details and upload your CV. If you have any queries, call us on 01908 357 016.

Please note: we reserve the right to close this advert early if we have received a sufficient number of applications, so don't delay, apply today.

Safer Recruitment and Diversity statement

MacIntyre safeguards and promotes the welfare of the children, young people and adults we support. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining.

MacIntyre is committed to promoting equality, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion among our workforce. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and the people we support. As part of this commitment, our accessibility toolbar allows you a number of options: read adverts in another language (including Welsh for our Services located in Wales), change the font to Open Dyslexia, change the colours, and many others. Just click the button marked “Accessibility” at the top of the screen.

COVID-19 Information

During the pandemic we are following Government guidance regarding reducing transmission rates. This means we are taking every precaution to keep you and everyone involved safe during the recruitment process. 

Additionally, please be aware that Government consultation is currently underway regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for supportive living and outreach services. If legislative or other requirements change in the future in these or other provisions, we may need to make vaccination mandatory for staff joining us.


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