Purchase Ledger Payments Clerk - Support Centre
Purpose: [The overall purpose of the position] As with all Support Centre roles, of primary importance is the support of the branch network.
Specifically, this role is to carry out general financial accounting and administrative duties in relation to accounts payable and purchases, to help the company achieve its financial and business objectives.
Key Accountabilities: [This is a list of responsibilities for which the post is responsible in order of priority. This list is not exhaustive]. Maintain the process for payment of accounts to ensure that the company meets its obligations as they fall due complies with its payment policy and strives to secure discounts where applicable.
To aim to ensure that the supply of goods to the company is not disrupted by disputes with suppliers over payments and, where this does not prove possible, to take all such actions as are practical to minimise that disruption.
Promote and build good working relationships with all parts of the company, providing advice and assistance to all staff on any aspect of financial or accounting processes and procedures.
To maintain up to date stock supplier details on the IT system, including opening new supplier accounts when authorised to do so by the Finance Director or Buyers.
To ensure supplier statements are reconciled on a monthly basis, and to ensure follow up work is carried out on all previous months reconciling items.
Keep systems and procedures under constant review to ensure that they continue to contribute to the provision of a high quality service to the company.
Keeping the team upto date of any changes and updating the document as and when required. (supporting the Manager)
Arranging supplier meetings as and when required to resolve outstanding issues.
To assist the Finance Office Manager with other Support Centre support duties as and when required
To undertake any other duties, activities, projects outside their job role that may be assigned to you from time to time in order to support the needs of the business.
To attend monthly meetings with P/L and keep them upto date with any changes or issues. Standard Requirements of all roles:
This post is subject to receipt of a satisfactory criminal records background check (if applicable)
All employees are expected to be flexible in their duties and responsibilities and may be asked to perform other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of their job and their level of responsibility.
All employees are expected to maintain confidentiality of data and information that is sensitive to Selco, in line with Company policy and the Data Protection Act (1998)
All employees are expected to maintain personal and professional development activities to meet the changing demands of their role/ business.
All employees are expected to adhere to the Company's Equality & Diversity policies
All employees are expected to take a proactive approach to managing their own and others Health & Safety.
All employees (where applicable) should adhere fully to the Road Transport Policies/ legislation.
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