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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Cheshire Altrincham United Kingdom, WA141 £22,000 - £25,000 , Permanent

Posted: 23 hours ago


Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk

Location: Altrincham

Salary: 22-25k

Hours: 9-5pm Monday- Friday (no weekends)

Job Role:

To ensure completion and accuracy of the purchase ledger within timescales set by the Financial Operations Manager in order to meet the business requirements for the provision of management and statutory accounts information. Ensure that suppliers queries are dealt with in a timely manner thus maintaining credit facilities and fostering good relationships.

Key tasks:

  • Manage Accounts Payable Inbox
  • Scan purchase invoices and save in appropriate folders.
  • Post invoices to accounts payable ledger and determine invoice authoriser as required.
  • Matching invoices to POs and identifying invoice discrepancies. Liaise with the supplier and colleagues to resolve.
  • Enter new supplier details in accounting system.
  • Preform regular supplier statement reconciliations and resolve differences.
  • Maintain purchase ledger; reconcile supplier accounts, update supplier data, ensure all invoices are received via email (encourage paperless approach).
  • Ensure supplier invoices are approved before payment runs.
  • Process staff expense claims and credit card forms.
  • Improve processes where necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Accounts payable experience.
  • Thorough understanding of accounts payable processes.
  • Formal accounting qualifications are not a requirement.

Personal Specification:

  • Be a self-motivated, flexible and approachable individual.
  • Possess an analitical approach with a clear passion for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate confidently with people across the business at all levels of seniority.

Internal and External Relationships:

  • Finance department.
  • Procurement, Goods-in Departments.
  • Banking service provider

Job Details

Altrincham, Cheshire, United Kingdom
£22,000 - £25,000