PURCHASE LEDGER COORDINATOR - SUPPLY CHAIN
Starting Date: ASAP
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Location: London, NW1
Department: Supply Chain
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
This position is responsible for performing daily accounts payable and invoice reconciliation activities. Primarily reviewing and completing daily AP transactions and resolving related issues, account reconciliations, and vendor communication. Requires knowledge and understanding of accounting rules and regulations. Ensuring the control environment associated with all aspects of the receivables process is maintained and for recommending changes in methods and procedures to improve the process. Reporting to Head of Supply Chain.
Ideal opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Controller to shape the payables process and help design a bespoke Invoice reconciliation system.
Perform daily multi-currency purchase ledger invoice reconciliation duties
Data entry into ERP Software and Accounting system
Manage invoice discrepancies and promptly respond to vendor and/or internal personnel questions and issues and resolve in an efficient manner.
Maintain full record of credit/debit notes and chase for outstanding issues
Co-ordinate invoice payment release with Finance and notify Vendor and Planners
Assist the AP department with month-end closing procedures
Assist in reconciliation of monthly Vendor statements and Weekly Stock/Purchases cash flow
Provide cross departmental general AP support to the Supply Chain and Finance department with administrative duties
Exposure to other functions and disciplines through defined cross functional project work and participating on an operations/IT improvement team
Highly numerate and experienced using data from multiple resources for analytics
Experience using ERP systems and/or accounting systems
IT literate with intermediate to advance knowledge of MS Excel and other Office Packages
Confident and concise communicator (internal and external)
Attention to detail, with an organised and methodical approach
High degree of understanding of the AP Process