PURCHASE LEDGER CLERK

Posted 3 days ago by REED Accountancy

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.

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

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 (desireable)
• 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


Organisational Competencies


Expertise: Business Expertise:
Understands Care Concerns strategic goals; uses this knowledge in own work

Delivering Solutions:  Problem Solving
Identifies and solves a range of problems in straight forward situations; analyses solutions and assesses each problems.

Impact: Influence:
Explains information and persuades others in straight forward situations

Project:
Is accountable for discipline specific contribution to project team

Delivering Solutions
: Continuous Improvement & Process
Implements and adapts policies with the aim of improved efficiency and effectiveness across team

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application question

DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE OF AP, BANK RECS FUNCTION?

Reference: 34293629

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