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Swish Fibre Ltd (Reg. No: 11486930) is a company registered in England and Wales  © 2020, Swish Fibre Ltd

Cost and Purchasing Controller

Reporting to the Financial Controller (CFO) and based in the London Office you will take primary responsibility for the control of contracted overhead, Opex and Capex spend in the business.


Opportunities to evolve within the company exist for the right individual.

Role Summary:

Ensure that suppliers are set up and onboarded in accordance with company processes


  • Ensure only approved suppliers entered onto system and onboarded


Ensure AP process has strong internal controls and is stricly followed

  • Match purchase orders with invoices invoices in accordance with purchase order processes

  • Scheduling and of payments for approval

  • Follow up of non compliant items and ensure satisfactory resolution

  • Good understanding of what the supplier should deliver

  • Good Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)


Match invoices with authorised purchase orders

  • Ensure that purchase invoices correctly authorised

  • Ensure that purchase invoices correctly analysed


Approval process

  • Ensure that all invoices processed have been correctly authorised



  • Scheduling and approval of payments in accordance with supplier timetables

Key Skills:

  • Sound understanding of accounting principles

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Advanced Excel Skills

  • Keen Attention to Detail

  • Good Communication Skills (both verbal and written)

  • Appropriate Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to Perform Under Pressure

  • Ability to Maintain Strict Confidentiality

  • Ability to Prioritize Effectively

  • Ability to Work Well Under Pressure

  • Excellent Time Management Skills

  • Excellent and Accurate Data Entry Skills

  • Positive Attitude

  • Reliable and Dependable

Key Experience:

  • Previous experience of monitoring and controlling payments for a range of goods and services whether overheads or under capital contracts

  • Good understanding of best practice and internal controls needed in an Account Payable function

  • Ability to rapidly identify and escalate items not in accordance with standard process or authorisations

  • Analysis and reporting of costs and expenses (on budget, reasons for variances)

  • Detailed record keeping on progress of contracts

  • Scheduling and approval of payments

  • Forecasting of future spend and costs

Professional Skills and Background:

Degree level qualification or equivalent

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