Experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
Scott Residential Ltd
Location
Colchester
Salary
21000.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Scott Residential Limited is a family-run house builder and developer within the Scott Properties Group. We carry out housing developments in East Anglia, with a focus on traditional building methods and a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

We are seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk who will be based at our Colchester office.

Key Tasks;

  • Processing and costing a high volume of invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure all costs and expenditure are authorised and costed accurately
  • Processing supplier invoices and delivery notes onto the Sage Line 50 financial software
  • Resolving queries by direct contact with suppliers and colleagues.
  • Reconciling supplier accounts, ensuring that outstanding invoices are cleared from the system by payment or resolution of queries - monthly supplier statements reconciliations
  • Ensuring that suppliers and subcontractors are paid within agreed terms
  • Assist with preparing payment runs, checking for accuracy and integrity and obtaining authorisation from senior management.
  • Undertake verification of subcontractors under the Construction Industry Scheme, and in line with the HMRC
  • Set up new suppliers and subcontractors, ensuring the supplier/subcontract assessment form is completed and signed by all relevant parties involved
  • Deputising for other members of the Accounts team in their absence
  • Compiling and submitting credit applications
  • Adhering to quality processes and procedures and ensuring service levels are maintained

Skills required;

  • Previous experience of working within a Purchase Ledger Department
  • Ability to effectively communicate with external suppliers and colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure, on own initiative and constantly seeking to improve.
  • Assist and support colleagues during busy periods
  • SAGE Line 50 accounting software essential
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel & Word essential.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work to monthly deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication Skills.

Salary £21,000 to £23,500 pa