Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Purchase ledger Clerk will support the existing business and be responsible for the more complex reconciliation & processing tasks

Client Details

My client is a major organisation in central Bath


Banking responsibilities

  • Daily Direct Debit postings
  • Post supplier direct debits from the bank statement
  • Match supplier invoices to relevant direct debit balances
  • Upload approved payment run files from Open Accounts in HSBCnet

Purchase Ledger responsibilities

  • Action all emails within 24 hours
  • Action all credit balances on accounts
  • Maintenance of lease invoice process
  • All lease accounts to be clear by month-end, which means no invoices at registered stage, everything having been pushed through & approved
  • Maintenance of the council tax accounts
  • Maintenance of the utility ledgers
  • Maintenance of Centaur & PDOL reconciliations
  • Dealing with opening balance tidy up from the completion accounts process
  • Ensuring initial tidy up is complete at OB stage & all issues are flushed through
  • Statement reconciliations of any of the assigned top 20 vendors
  • Ensuring all tasks are completed to a high standard of quality & the teams SLA is adhered to at all times
  • Processing inter-company invoices & clear understanding of the inter-company process
  • Receiving, coding & posting of purchase invoices with a high degree of accuracy. This includes ensuring pre-completion invoices are identified & dealt with correctly & pre-completion elements are correctly calculated
  • Training & support to new team members, ensuring they are trained & understand all aspects of quality & the SLA requirements
  • Completion of credit agreements, DD mandates & any other forms that Purchase Ledger may receive


Because this is a senior role within the team the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of Purchase Ledger


  • Purchase Ledger knowledge including complex reconciliations
  • Currently studying AAT (or similar) or completed qualification
  • Able to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Confident of dealing with a high volume workload
  • Clear & confident communication skills


  • Experience of Open Accounts would be an advantage
  • Excel skills including V look ups & pivot tables

Willingness to pick up ad-hoc tasks as directed by the Purchase Ledger Manager/Supervisor & ensure all tasks you are responsible for are completed on time & to the correct standard

Job Offer

Basic Salary £20,000

AAT Study Support

25 Days Holiday

Excellent Career Prospects