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Purchase Ledger

Brighton, Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 12days ago


Job Purpose:

Purchase Ledger Clerk required to work in a busy small finance team, working alongside the Finance Manager. An excellent opportunity to gain a variety of experience in all areas of accounts in an exciting growing business.

Key Accountabilities:

• Maintaining Purchase Ledger. Duties include inputting invoices, raising and matching purchase orders to invoices, reconciling supplier statements, supplier queries, processing payments, foreign payments and maintaining accurate supplier information on the ledger.

• Point of contact for Regional teams and branches wanting information on Branch/Regional invoices.

• Ensuring all stock invoices are correctly booked in, and chasing suppliers for credit requests.

• Other accounting duties - Working to tight month end deadlines invoices and purchase ledger invoices input, bank reconciliation, coding sundry payments, expenses and posting credit card statements.

• Assisting the Finance Manager in the timely and accurate preparation of supplier payments whether by bacs, foreign payment transfer or manual cheques.

• Potential to expand role and gain additional experience in other areas - Intercompany postings, project work and ad hoc tasks.

Key Experiences:

• Experience of working in a similar varied role in a busy accounts department.

• Excellent attention to detail and ability to work accurately.

• Good organisational skills, able to manage a busy, varied work load and meet tight deadlines.

• Confident telephone manner to speak to branches and suppliers.

• Good IT skills including using accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

• Flexibility and willingness to learn, take on new tasks and adapt to the needs of the department / business.

Desirables Skills, Qualifications Required:

• Experience of using Navision Accounting Software highly desirable but knowledge of any accounting software would be considered.

•Previous experience of handling high transaction volumes in an orderly fashion

•Ideally hold or working towards an Accounting qualification e.g. AAT

Personal Attributes:

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

• Able to process accurately and correctly large volume of invoices

• Action orientated - Able to deal with problems in appropriate time frames

• Driven by results - Decisive, confident addressing problems and opportunities, challenging activities to improve performance, demonstrate willingness to challenge accepted methods and standards

• Effective communication - Clear concise written and spoken, ability at all levels, customer, supplier and internal

• High Standards - demonstrating a motivation to improve standards and thereby making a real difference, challenging inadequate solutions

• Integrity and trust - demonstrating a sense of commitment to openness, honesty, loyalty and high standards in undertaking the role

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Brighton, Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom