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Purchase Ledger/ Accounts Payable

Posted 6 April by Focus Resourcing Easy Apply Ended

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk

To accurately process supplier invoices and credit notes in accordance with company policies and procedures whilst maintaining excellent internal and external relationships and resolving queries that may arise.

Working alongside internal stakeholders to ensure terms and conditions agreed with suppliers are met to ensure continuous supply of goods and services is maintained.

Working alongside the Accounting team and reporting to the Accountant to ensure the accurate recognition of Trade Creditor liabilities within the financial reports of the company.

Main Duties/Responsibilities and Knowledge/Skills Requirements

The purchase ledger assistant reporting to the Accountant, will undertake various monthly tasks that contribute to the accurate processing of supplier invoices and credit notes and financial reporting of the company. These will include but are not limited to:

Reconciliation of stock invoices to delivery notes and to purchase order receipts on the Nav ERP system.

Liaising with the Vendor Management, Inventory, Demand Planning and Quality Teams in the resolution of stock unit and price discrepancies.

Liaising with suppliers to obtain credit notes agreed by teams to ensure efficient processing and payment of stock invoices.

To authorise and enter onto the Nav ERP system stock invoices for payment within agreed payment terms.

To process and gain approval for non-stock/ overhead invoices for payment in line with the company approval matrix and agreed payment terms.

To process invoices for goods delivered directly by suppliers and corresponding sales invoices.

To prepare and process monthly sterling and currency bank payments in line with company payment policy.

To ensure all supplier payments are posted immediately to system.

Maintain accurate supplier bank details within the Bankline system.

Reconcile supplier statements to Trade Creditors bringing to the attention of the Financial Controller material variances.

Monthly review and correction to the accrual of receipts over 3 months old.

Progressing credit notes from supplier for stock returned

To provide ad-hoc support and information and be actively involved in other finance duties alongside the wider Finance team as and when required.

Skills Requirements

Practical experience in a similar role, AAT studier or Finance related degree graduate.

High level of numeracy

Ability to work on own initiative

Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills.

Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships both internal and external.

Strong computer literacy on Microsoft packages to include basic excel skills.

Experienced user of Microsoft Dynamics or a similar package

Company offer excellent working environment, car parking, canteen and career progression.

*Please note, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee to contact every candidate. If you have not heard anything from us within 10 working days of applying, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we wish you all the best for the future. Please keep checking our website www.focusresourcing.co.uk for more opportunities.*

Required skills

  • Purchase ledger

Reference: 34849372

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