Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Job Reference: 12080
  • Date Posted: 23 March 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £19,500 to £24,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 24+STAT, Company Pension
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our Client - a well-established distributor & retailer based in Leicester - is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

The Role
* Assisting with daily Purchase Ledger process (stamping & inputting of invoices, matching, batching, coding etc) and query resolution (internal & external),
* Assist the Supervisor in control of payments to key suppliers, ensuring maximum credit is taken whilst ensuring continuity of supply. Intercompany payments, reconciliations & year-end reconciliations,
* Reconciliation of supplier statements, queries & discrepancies. Retain completed reconciliations,
* Reconcile & process BACS payments as per agreed timetable ensuring maximum settlement discounts are taken incl. issuing of remittance advice's by email,
* Monitor expense procedures, controlling petty cash incl. company credit card expenditure,
* Set up & maintain supplier database, where necessary,
* Liaise with the wider business in a quick & effective manner in order to resolve outstanding queries,
* Answering the telephone & resolving queries,
* Provide information for other members of staff & regulatory bodies (including Auditors),
* Adhoc duties related to the role.

The Right Person
* Experience / background working in Purchase Ledger is essential,
* Effective communication skills & telephone manner is essential,
* Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
* Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills.
* Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook skills to an advanced standard.

* Appointment Type: Permanent
* Starting Salary: up to £19,500 to £24,000 per annum
* Hours: Full-Time (37.5hrs PW, 9:00am - 5:00pm / 30mins Lunch)
* Holiday 24 Days + Bank Holidays

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