Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Redditch
Salary
20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000/annum pro rata
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
31 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a fantastic organisation in the centre of Redditch. Working 32 hrs per week, Monday to Thursday, this role will be ideal for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk.

As a Purchase Ledger specialist, you'll oversee all purchases made by the business.

The Purchase Ledger role generally assists the accounts department as necessary, providing any information required by the manager and the wider business.

As a contract led business, the Purchase Ledger clerk must ensure that all invoices are allocated and coded to the correct department, and accuracy is imperative.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Purchase Ledger role is responsible for preparing BACS payments, generating coding and checking invoices, reconciling statements and dealing with all purchase enquiries.

The Purchase Ledger clerk will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:

• Process a high volume of invoices (up to 250 per week), reconciling purchase orders to invoices received
• Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger
• Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
• Assist in the preparation of purchase summaries
• Preparing and scheduling supplier payment runs
• Resolving any supplier/invoice queries

Communications
Liaison with:
• Finance Department
• Operations teams
• Service Delivery Managers
• Suppliers

Experience, skills and knowledge required for the role

Qualities of the successful applicant include:

• Accounts Payable experience
• Great interpersonal and communications skills
• Self-disciplined
• Good team working skills
• High level of accuracy
• An aptitude for IT - knowledge of software packages like Excel & Sage 200

Key Performance Indicators

The principal success measures of the role include:
• Timely processing and payment of invoices
• Excellent supplier relationships

The salary for the post is GBP20,000 pro rata, meaning the role pays GBP16,000 for the four days.

For details please get in touch asap