Purchase Ledger Clerk

Turner & Townsend
14 Sep 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Turner & Townsend are seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our busy purcase ledger department in our Leeds office. The purchase ledger department consists of seven purchase ledger clerks reporting into the Purchase Ledger Manager. Supplier invoices and staff expenses for the UK business are processed by the department. Support to process expenses or work on other ad hoc projects is therefore expected.

Principal Accountabilities

* Registering invoices and distributing to the business for the appropriate approval

* Distributing post and invoices received electronically on a rota basis

* Preparing weekly payment runs

* Reconciling supplier statements

* Assisting with monthly expense runs

* Setting up new suppliers and confirming bank details with suppliers

* Converting currency invoices to GBP

* Monthend procedures


* GCSE Level Maths and English

* Experience of working in purchase ledger essential

* Accuracy and attention to detail essential

Values / Attributes

* Business focus
- provide a first class service to our operating business.
- be flexible and responsive, and actively seek feedback.
- ensure ad hoc reports are of an appropriate level to the user.

* Consistency
- apply T&T standard accounting policies.
- ensure reports are in line with the T&T standard formats.

* Quality
- deliver error free financial report on a timely basis.

* Understanding
- develop a detailed understanding of Treasury issues.

* Added Value
- always provide useful incisive commentary, where relevant, to aid understanding of Purchase Ledger issues.
- be proactive in providing useful ad hoc reports to the Purchase Ledger Manager and others as appropriate.


* Open and team based
- share knowledge and skills across the Purchase Ledger team.
- build strong relationships with all finance staff, in particular the UK Finance and Treasury teams.

* Continuous improvement
- be positive in your outlook.
- strive to identify and implement improvements in our customer service.

* Looking forward
- anticipate purchase ledger issues on the horizon and discuss with the Purchase Ledger Manager

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