Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable Clerk

From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The company

A well-established company based in Nantwich, Cheshire is looking for an Accounts Payable Officer to join their existing finance team. This company is part of a larger organisation with excellent progression opportunities. This will form an integral part of the company’s finance team and you will play a key part in the success of the business.

General Purpose

•The Purchase Ledger Payable Clerk reports to the Finance Manager and is responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services.

•Working together with a second Accounts Payable colleague, this will include processing and monitoring payments and expenditures. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that finances are accurate and up to date and that vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits.


•Management of the PO Control process including purchase requisitions for goods and services

•Daily booking in and management of Goods Receipt Notes, matching against approved PO’s

•Receive and verify invoices, matching to GRN (stock) and PO (non-stock & services)

•Per supplier statement reconciliations and intercompany reconciliations

•Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures

•Daily data entries of invoices

•Verifying account numbers and PO’s associated with invoices against budgeted costs

•Processing of A/P reports for a weekly/monthly financial close

•Manage the collection of invoices including any required follow up and obtaining approvals

•Managing and recording a weekly check run-including physical checks and bank ACH processing; including check report uploads with the bank

•Maintain Accounts Payable vendor files.

•Maintain the A/P General Ledger and Unbilled PO Receipts-following up with vendors

•Investigate and resolve vendor/supplier inquiries.

•Processing adjustments/debit memos.

•Communicate with supplier via telephone and/or e-mail.

•Assisting with the management of employee expense claims

•Monthly monitoring, distribution and reconciliation of all Corporate Credit Card statements and preparation of the month-end Credit Card accrual entry

•Other ad-hoc duties and reporting requirements as assigned by the Finance Manager

Formal Qualifications, skills and experience required:

Essential skills required:

Previous AP experience preferredIT literate, including good Excel Skills, business objects and sageOrganised and methodical approachExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAssertive and tactful mannerStrong negotiation skillsThe ability to work to strict deadlinesHave a good worth ethicAble to deal with difficult situations with ease
  • Team player
  • Hours of work: Mon – Fri, 0845 - 1700

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