Purchase Ledger Clerk - Maternity cover

16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking to recruit A Purchase Ledger Clerk for Maternity cover based in Carlisle.

The Role of the Purchase Ledger Clerk:

To provide day to day processing of invoices, credit notes and GRNing onto the purchase ledgers and to ensure their accuracy and integrity. Also, to provide cover for other members of the finance department due to workload, holidays or sickness.

What will I be responsible for?

• Administration and distribution of accounts department incoming mail

• Processing staff expenses for approval and payment by the Trainee Management Accountant

• Input of invoices onto the daybook

• Post approved invoices onto the ledger

• Reconcile supplier statements

• Dealing with supplier telephone enquiries and resolve any related issues

• Set up new supplier accounts on Evision following receipt of approved and authorised vendor questionnaires

• Monthly credit card, managing receipts and posting of journals, checked by the Trainee Management Accountant

• Assist the purchasing department where necessary

• Holiday cover to Trainee Management Accountant for Sub-Contractor Process

• Control of purchase order (PO) details issued to suppliers, which are awaiting a Goods Received Note (GRN) and / or Proof of Delivery (POD)

• Other GRN matching tasks as required

• Assist the Commercial Department where necessary

• Administration and distribution of accounts department incoming mail

• Various administration tasks as required by the department

• To carry out any additional duties agreed with your line manager

The successful Purchase Ledger Clerk will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

Core experience

• Purchase ledger experience of high volume invoices

• Good IT Skills

• Good interpersonal skills

• Good numberial and analytical skills

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Ability to work to deadlines

• Excellent business system skills i.e. Evision

• Experience of purchase ledger processing

Desirable experience

• Understanding of the construction industry

• Working in a high invoice volume business

The Company:

This successful and widely recognised company is an Infrastructure and Support Services business operating in the biomass energy, railway maintenance and aviation sectors as well as having investments in a property and logistics portfolio.

Quality, service, performance and sustainability are key values inherent to this UK Superbrand, which also counts exemplary employment and environmental practices among its core principles.

Consequently this brand has been recognised as a Business Superbrand for nine consecutive years. With more than 1000 employees across five divisions, the people are at the heart of the business and the key to its successful growth.

In return you will receive a competitive package depending on experience.

All applications should be made by sending an up to date CV and covering letter via the link.

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