Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk / Purchase Ledger Supervisor
- Job Reference: 10806A
- Date Posted: 8 October 2018
Paul Mitchell Associates
- Location: Leicestershire
- Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
- Bonus/Benefits: SUPERB BENEFITS
- Sector: Accounting & Finance
- Job Type: Permanent
- Work Hours: Full Time
Our client a superb instantly recognisable business is looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Manager / Senior Purchase Ledger clerk to join their small friendly team.
The Role - Full Time & Permanent
Working Hours - 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday.
Salary - £20-£25k + SUPERB benefits
Location - City Centre inc Parking
The role will be to manage a small team consisting of Purchase Ledger, Credit Control and Sales Ledger (4 staff total).
The successful candidate will need to be happy with getting involved with entering invoices on a daily basis as well as other duties, this is a VERY hands on role.
You will hold full responsibility for all aspects of the purchase ledger including carrying out the higher-level tasks required & management of the Purchase Ledger Clerk, as well as Management of the Sales Ledger & Credit Controller & Company Cashiers.
*Develop a detailed understanding of how the PO process and accounting system works, including the ability to help users and approvers & set up purchasing analysis codes.
*Proactive & systematic purchase invoice query resolution for suppliers and internal customers.
*Process all purchase invoices in the "Amend Entry" section of the software, matching to orders, liaising with suppliers and invoice approvers as necessary.
*Improve processes and provide solutions to issues in Purchase and Sales Ledger where required.
*Chase & liaise with invoice approvers, communicating regularly and developing good professional relationships.
*Support the Sales Ledger & Credit Controller if required in resolving outstanding issues with customers and sales staff.
*Reconciliation and resolution of key or problematic supplier accounts.
*Reconciliation of processing of company credit card expenditure.
*Responsibility for all purchase ledger payment runs, direct debits and standing orders & one-off manual payments.
The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the organisation.
*Previous experience of managing a small team.
*Previous experience in a purchase ledger role.
*Solid IT skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
*Well organised with the ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure.
*Possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work.
*Able to communicate to the highest level, listens, interprets and conveys information in a clear and accurate manner, provides timely delivery of information and selects the most appropriate method of communication.
*Works within a team environment, co-operates with others, considers the needs of others and helps others to achieve objectives.
*Ability to work autonomously on own initiative, pro-active in managing one's own time, building an understanding of the internal and external environment in order to deliver work in a highly effective and professional manner.
*Solid IT skills (including MS Office - word, excel).
*Able to work to tight deadlines.
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