Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 26 January by Cordant People

Key Responsibilities:

Purchase Ledger

  • The individual will be responsible for processing high volumes of invoices, payment runs and reconciling accounts for all property related costs. This will involve working closely with the Property Administrator.
  • Undertake a monthly program of supplier statement reconciliations to ensure that supplier accounts are accurate and all payments appropriately matched to invoice.
  • Provide hands on support to the Purchase Ledger Clerks to assist in peak times to clear backlogs and cover team holidays.
  • Support the team by taking supplier query calls and resolve any discrepancies arising, on a timely basis.
  • Processing weekly BACS payments and providing the finance team with an accurate forecast of future cash requirements.
  • Maintain purchase ledger standing data on a timely basis ensuring adherence to Company policies when setting up or removing suppliers and / or payment terms.
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure that invoices have been approved in line with the Company policies.
  • Ad hoc tasks and support as required by the needs of the department.

    Person Specification:

    Essential:

    • Enthusiastic and motivated individual prepared to go the extra mile.
    • Previous purchase ledge experience in industry is essential
    • Must be cost conscious and analytical to investigate and resolve ledger discrepancies.
    • Has a good knowledge and experience of working with excel spreadsheets and a financial ledger.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and work flexibly as part of a lean finance team
    • Individual who can perform diligently while working under the pressure of strict deadlines.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34057729

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