Purchase Ledger Clerk

Reed Accountancy
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking to appoint a purchase ledger clerk to join a successful organisation based in Portsmouth. This is a permanent position offering a salary up to £21,000 (depending on experience).


To accurately maintain the necessary statutory accounting records
To pay suppliers and subcontractors in accordance with agreed terms and 
To pay wages and salaries to all staff in accordance with contracted terms
To produce accurate and timely management information and statutory accounts.
To record and maintain controls over company assets.
To provide information and analysis to the rest of the business as required
Checking supplier invoices against purchase orders and delivery notes.
Resolving queries with ordering / receiving departments or site management.
Recording supplier invoices onto the accounting software and scanning to archive
Resolving supplier queries by direct contact with supplier’s and colleagues.
Reconciling supplier accounts, ensuring that outstanding invoices are cleared from the system by payment or resolution of queries.
Ensuring that suppliers are paid within agreed terms and that any available discount is taken
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, submission of monthly CIS returns to HMRC and processing of weekly invoices (application for payment) and subcontractor payments.
Deputising for other members of the Purchase Ledger teams in their absence
Carrying out other tasks as requested by the Finance Manager

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