Purchase Ledger Clerk

Runcorn, Borough of Halton
£20000/annum Negotiable + Superb Benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Clerk

My client, a leading manufacturing organisation are seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk to work within their small and friendly finance team
They are ideally seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk and in return you will receive a competitive salary in line with your experience, along with superb company benefits, including a contributory pension scheme, personal insurances and Bupa Health Cover as well as 25 days holiday p/a including a Christmas Shutdown.
The role will focus on Accounts Payable and it is expected the following duties will form the basis of the role:-
• Maintain petty cash records for multiple currencies and process records of expenditure.
• Ensure minimum petty cash balances are maintained.
• The company’s suppliers invoice in various currencies these must be processed correctly.
• Liaise with Purchasing/Production/Despatch ensuring the Company’s approval policy has been adhered to for all expenditure.
• Check, promptly enter & accurately process invoices/credit notes that have been correctly approved.
• Ensure all approved and processed invoices are paid in accordance with the Company’s payment policy or terms as have been agreed with each supplier.
• Update the supplier records following payment.
• Review and reconcile supplier statements identifying discrepancies.
• Maintain records of enquires and discrepancies, and regularly review these to ensure missing records/ credit notes are provided at the earliest opportunity.
• Provide replies in a timely manner to all customer enquiries.
• Ensure any personal expenditure on mobile phones and the company Barclaycard as identified is recorded and reimbursed.
• Maintain payment files.
• Review and maintain supplier details for changes.
• Carry out other duties as may reasonably be requested by Finance/Account Managers, including providing intermittent reception cover via rota system.
There will be opportunity to develop into other areas of accounts over a short period of time, for those who either currently have additional accounts administration skills to offer, or those who wish to have the opportunity to be trained in these areas.
The company operate a bespoke accounting ERP called IFS, however there will be full training provided on the operation of this system, however you will ideally be a quick learner and be familiar with accounting packages in general.
Working hours are 9.00-5.00p.m Monday to Friday