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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, £21,000 - £23,000 , Permanent

Posted: 11days ago


Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk

Location: Huntingdon

Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum depending on experience

Job type: Full time, Permanent

This is an ambitious UK-based company with subsidiary operations in the USA, France, Germany and China. They supply materials which are used for research, development and specialised manufacturing applications within areas such as Healthcare, Industry, Communications, Academia and Defence.

The Role:

The Purchase Ledger Clerk works to ensure that supplier invoice and payments are processed with accuracy in a timely manner, as well as take ownership and maintain accurate supplier accounts and ensure that account issues are resolved to minimise impact.

Key Responsibilities:

Input multi-currency supplier invoices accurately on the system
Ensuring 3-way matching of purchase orders, goods receipt notes and purchase invoice
Pro-actively resolving invoice variances with suppliers and operations
Manually coding invoices and ensuring all invoices are duly authorised
Reconcile supplier statements in a timely manner
Perform regular housekeeping checks and ensure ledgers are tidy
Create and maintain supplier account data
Dealing with and resolving supplier queries
Dealing with and resolving site queries and requests
Dealing with auditor requests
Processing of employee expenses
Prepare payment runs for employee expenses, backup for weekly payment runs
Process company credit cards on a regular basis
Working to meet deadlines in accordance with month-end closedown timetable
Raising ad hoc individual payment requests when necessary
Adhoc administrative support and cover for other colleagues
Control contract files in relation to services provided to the business
Contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance Department by assisting the Finance Manager in identifying and implementing improved processes and proceduresThe Candidate:

Education/Experience Requirements:

Minimum of 3 years experience in a purchase ledger role
Experience of reconciliations
Understanding of basic accounting processes
Ready and able to exercise initiative
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Numerical and problem-solving skills
IT skills - Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel
Excellent written and spoken communication skillsContinuous Improvement:

Acknowledge the shortcoming and limitations within yourself and your team and take action to mitigate these
Seek ways to improve and enhance the company's working practices
Be receptive to new ideas and practices to improve the results within your team
Implement solutions and changes positively and encourage the same within your team
Encourage your team to provide solutions not problems
Be receptive to feedback for your own and team's performance
Go above and beyond
Actively seek feedback from your teams customers to ensure their needs and expectations are metResponsibility:

Knowledge of managing the commercial impact of a team
Ability to meet both personal and departmental KPIOne Team:

Regularly communicate the progress of the department/teams efforts based against the operational plan and business objectives.
Build a positive and healthy working relationship with all colleagues in your team and company.
Communicate with all colleagues in a professional, calm and assertive manner
Be flexible to the needs and requirements of other teamsCustomer Centric:

A mindset that puts the customer at the centre of everything the company does
Flexibility and a positive attitude towards opportunity
Exhibit a positive approach and treat all colleagues, clients etc with dignity and respectBenefits:

Enhanced holiday entitlement
Private Health Insurance
Income protection and critical illness
Life AssurancePlease click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

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Job Details

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
£21,000 - £23,000