Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Luton, Bedfordshire

£20,000 - £25,000 dependant on experience

Our client are an established business based in Luton and are looking for a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their business on a permanent basis.

Role responsibilities:

Responsible for the day to day coordination of Purchase Ledger, ensuring all supplier invoices are recorded. You will work in a large team and be a senior member of the department.

Making BACS or cheque payments, generating coding and checking invoices, checking and reconciling statements and dealing with all purchase enquiries.

* Set up new supplier accounts
* Reconcile supplier statements to purchase ledger
* Investigating and resolving invoice and payment queries for clients
* Communicate with suppliers regarding expected payment dates
* Account for staff expense forms
* Make supplier and staff expense payments
* Enter supplier invoices into sage accounts system
* Ensure that cost of sales invoices are allocated to jobs in the job costing
* Match purchase orders and delivery notes to invoices
* Processing high volumes of invoices ranging in high and low values
* Manage petty cash
* Provide support to other areas of the accounts department as required (e.g. credit control)

The ideal candidate will have:

* Must be experienced in Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable
* Knowledge and experience in the use of accounting and Microsoft packages including strong Excel skills
* The ability to work to monthly deadlines

Due to high volumes of applications, only those with Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable experience will be considered.