Subcontractor Ledger Clerk
- Full Time
Our client located close to Bournemouth Airport has an immediate requirement for an experienced Ledger Clerk to take responsibility for the processing and administration of the subcontractor ledger (up to £1.8m of applications / invoices per month).
You will be responsible for the processing of all subcontract ledger applications and invoices ensuring that retentions, main contractor discounts and Construction Industry Scheme deductions are properly accounted for on a prompt basis. Administration of the Construction Industry Scheme including appropriate deduction of CIS deductions, obtaining relevant details from subcontractors, verifying subcontractors with HMRC and preparation and submission of CIS return to HMRC on a monthly basis. Checking subcontractor payment certificates as prepared by the Quantity Surveyors and agreeing with them any amendments. Dealing with any issues that may arise.
Other responsibilities will include dealing with all queries raised by subcontractors by telephone, email and written correspondence. Ensuring that appropriate documentation is in place to ensure that input VAT can be reclaimed promptly. Maintaining the filing system for subcontractor ledger documentation and forecasting subcontractor payments on a rolling four-week basis
Applicants must have a good standard of numeracy and ability to identify anomalies within a set of figures, you must have at least a basic knowledge of CIS, VAT, retentions (training will be given to enhance this knowledge) and an understanding of the differences between subcontract ledger applications and invoices.
Experience of using standard accounting packages (not essential to have used Opera)
Ability to identify issues with subcontract ledger payments and the position as stated on Opera and to make the necessary corrections
You will also need good attention to detail and a desire to process all applications and invoices promptly and accurately. You must be well organised and able to work methodically in order to accurately deal with the variety of issues that arise. You must also have the ability to deal with the variations in subcontract ledger processing and to solve issues that may arise. A positive attitude when dealing with subcontractors and colleagues is essential as is the ability to form positive working relationships with subcontractors and colleagues to ensure that information is received on a prompt basis and any queries arising are readily resolved.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional and long-established organisation, the role is offered on a permanent basis and there is an immediate start available for the right candidate. Salary will be commensurate with experience but will be between £20,000 and £24,000 per annum.