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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Tadcaster, West Midlands, United Kingdom, £20,000 - £24,000 , Permanent

Posted: 23hours ago

Description:

WHY THIS IS A SWITCHED ON OPPORTUNITY

What makes this role really stand out

In this role, you'll focus on improving the quality of the purchase ledger processes with opportunities to drive forward finance system and process improvements in this entrepreneurial led, success driven business. It's about cost control, managing suppliers and working closely with the Commercial, Delivery and Sales teams to ensure that supplier queries are resolved as speedily as possible. There is scope to shape this role in a business without red tape or bureaucracy, and where new ideas and innovation are our currency.

WHERE YOU'LL HAVE AN IMPACT

The role your department plays in our business

You'll join our Finance Team, where the focus is on making sure our daily financial decisions on everything from payments to payroll, reporting and financial controls are fully aligned with our longer-term strategic objectives. Cash is the lifeblood of our business and strong performance in this area will mean that our privately owned business will continue to flourish.

A DAY IN THE LIFE

What a normal day at work looks like for you

Day to day, you'll:

Be accountable for AP ledger management for all business costs:

Ensure all Accounts Payable invoices are posted in a timely and accurate manner

Review and highlight invoices that are not matched to Purchase Orders

Provide information regarding the state of play for invoicing and credits to improve visibility for accruals and deduction notes

Assist with Supplier Reconciliation:

Reconciliation of supplier invoices and credit notes against Convergence Group Purchase Orders

Raise supplier queries accordingly and update expected credit values in the query log

Manage supplier relationships effectively, arranging regular meetings to ensure queries are resolved and credits received, ensuring minimum impact on the business

Liaise with the Commercial, Delivery and Sales teams to resolve internal queries

Ensure oneoff charges are approved by the requestor and billed to the customer where applicable

Manage the deduction note process

Analyse root causes for queries to improve quality of resolution using KPI's

Reconcile invoices from the Database to Purchase Ledger

Own the processes and procedures that apply to the role

Other adhoc projects as required that deliver a clear and measurable business need)

YOUR EXPERIENCE

What you bring to the job

Your background will demonstrate:

A minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role within a busy finance team

Experience in a fastpaced SME environment

Knowledge of the telecommunications industry would be a distinct advantage

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

About your education and qualifications

You'll really need to know your stuff, which means you'll:

A minimum of 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including Maths and English

Experience of a range of accounting software (Access Dimensions is an advantage)

Strong system skills, including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

YOUR REGULATORY KNOWLEDGE

Anything specific you need to know

Ideally, you'll be up to speed on:

Accounting standards

Finance functions

Purchase Ledger transactions

Supplier reconciliation

ABOUT THE ROLE

T&C's

37.5 hours per week

Permanent / Full Time

Place of Work: Solihull Office with the opportunity to work remotely 2-3 days a week (full home working during lockdown)

What's in it for you!

Competitive Salary

Substantial Bi-Annual Bonus Scheme

Private Medical Insurance (includes medical, mental health, optical & dental)

Income Protection

Life Assurance

Holidays with option to buy or sell

Pension scheme

Reward & recognition incentives

Job Details

1099633306
Tadcaster, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Permanent
£20,000 - £24,000