Temporary Purchase Ledger Clerk, Ripon

Recruiter
Si Recruitment
Location
Ripon
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This role is with a leading online sales and distibution business, to be based out of their office in Ripon, North Yorkshire.

An integral member of the Finance team responsible for voucher and gift card reconciliations and purchase ledger invoice processing. Handling over £50m worth of invoices each year from famous high street retailers.

Main Duties

  • Reconciling retailer gift card and voucher data and invoices to internal order records held in Excel
  • Processing payment runs and ad hoc payments on Sage 200 and online banking
  • Accruing costs to the ledger as and when appropriate
  • Handling invoice queries and ensuring credit notes are raised and processed
  • Maintaining purchase ledger accounts and allocating payments against invoices
  • Support of and cover for finance team members when necessary (e.g. during staff holiday)
  • Ad hoc duties as and required

Person Requirements

  • An ability to manipulate large quantities of data in Excel including familiarity with pivot tables and look-ups
  • Purchase invoice handling and purchase ledger experience
  • Highly numerate with good written and verbal communication skills (GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above)
  • A methodical approach and great attention to detail
  • Strong finance systems skills including experience of using a general ledger package (preferably SAGE 200)
  • Able to build excellent working relationships
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Experience of working in a Finance team