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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Sittingbourne, Essex, United Kingdom, £ £ 24000.00-27000.00 Annual Annual, Contract


Purchase Ledger Clerk - 12 Month Contract

Basildon - Working From Home

£24K - £27K DOE

Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in Purchase Ledger and have dealt with High volumes of invoices.


To process and accurately record all fully approved foreign supplier invoices into the Accounts Payable sub-ledger ready for payment by the due date. Reconciling supplier statements to the account on the ERP system and resolving any differences. Partnering the business to ensure all disputed invoices are resolved in a timely manner and costs are recognised in the appropriate cost centre and General Ledger account.

The candidate will be dealing with multiple ERP systems, processing high volumes of foreign invoices and payments in multiple currencies and dealing with regions that have very short payment terms


Preparing and entering complex multi line supplier invoices for various entities/regions, ensuring correct coding/allocation of FX and pricing differences and VAT treatment is captured correctly.
Obtain appropriate approvals in accordance with company policy.
Supplier statement reconciliations and query resolution by telephone, letter, fax or email.
Making payments to suppliers and other payments as they occur by due date.
Maintenance of the aged creditor reports, ensuring that accounts with outstanding items are handled promptly and correctly
Maintenance of the unapproved aging report, escalating overdue items where applicable
Archive processed supplier invoices in accordance with local GAAP requirements
Prepare Accruals for specified costs and assist financial accountants with month end close process as required.
Provide assistance to EMEA Treasury & Payment Manager with project work as and when required.
Support other AP team members in times of high volume processing, or annual leaveBACKGROUND AND SKILLS

Minimum of five years' experience in purchase ledger essential
Experience within a shared service environment desirable
Quick and accurate processing
Effective Time Management and ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines
Written and verbal communication
High performance even when under pressure
Experience of high volume processingPERSONAL TRAIT PROFILE

Fluent in English
Team player
Good interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate at all levels.
Ability to Manage other team members on a short term basis
Additional European language desirable
Currently studying for an accounting qualification

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role, we'd love to hear from you! Please contact the Pursuit Office on (phone number removed) or email (url removed) to discuss the role in further detail.

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website - or alternatively find us on social media under ''. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn

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Sittingbourne, Essex, United Kingdom
£ £ 24000.00-27000.00 Annual Annual