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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 3 February by REED Accountancy Featured Ended
Department Description:

The Finance department ensures the business is financially sound, has robust accounting and reporting processes, and delivers financial targets including profitability.

Key responsibilities are:
o Management accounts, including budgeting and forecasting
o Management of the cash position and relationship with our banking provider

Team Description:

The Accounts Payable function is immensely important as it controls a significant amount of the company’s outbound payments.

Responsible for:

o Processing vendor invoices
o Bank Accounts and Bank Recs
o Supplier reconciliations
o Petty cash Expenses

Purpose of role:

• Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, responsible for
supporting an efficient and controlled purchase to pay process
• Responsible for the Accounts Payable operations for various
sites of
the Group
• Overseeing the safeguarding of the company’s cash
• Ensuring a robust control environment exists and driving
continuous process improvements.

Key accountabilities:

• Assisting the Accounts Payable team and their day to day
  operations
• Assisting the weekly and daily payment runs and assisting with
  cash flow forecasting relating to supplier payments
• Ownership of the payment and reconciliation of creditor accounts
• Support with the production of the Finance Operations teams
   KPI’s so management are able to track performance
• Ensuring within the team reconciliation targets and expectations
  are met on a monthly basis
• Assist with the Roll out robust desk top procedures for the
  function
• Review current procedures and recommending process
  improvements
• Assisting the Accounts Payable Manager with any ad hoc
  projects

Skills & Experience:

• Full appreciation of the Accounts Payable, Bank Accounts and
  Bank Recs system and how it underpins control
• Proven experience of working in an accounts payable and Bank
  Accounts and Bank Recs function
• Demonstrable track record of improving process and controls
• Excel systems experience necessary
• Able to forge strong relationships across the business
• Excellent communication skills and confidence to provide
  constructive challenge where necessary
• Experience of using Sage 50 (essential), Sage 200 (desirable)
• Must be self-motivated and self starting with ability to multi-task
  and effectively manage own workload, team player and A-player
• Strives for excellence and continuous improvement

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 33128104

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