Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
MET Recruitment UK Ltd
Location
Dudley Port
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Purchase Ledger Clerk

We are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk for our local client on a permanent basis, this is a great opportunity for an experienced candidate to join a successful business and take responsibility for the purchase ledger.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Matching and checking of stock invoices with Goods Received Notes and Purchase Orders
  • Raising of Debit Notes in respect of both quantity and price discrepancies
  • Processing all invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Supplier Statement Reconciliations and any remedial actions
  • Setting up regular BACS payments and accounting for direct debit payments.
  • Setting up new supplier's accounts and manging existing account detail
  • Managing Petty cash
  • Being the first point of contact for Suppliers enquiries
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Maintaining strong working relations with suppliers
  • Calculating discounts on early payments to suppliers
  • Producing month end Accruals in respect of goods/services received not invoiced.
  • Maintaining GRN listing to keep it as current as possible
  • Ensuring that all supplier queries are resolved as quickly as possible
  • Bank Reconciliations

Ideal Candidate:

  • High level of self-confidence and belief in own abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid team spirit
  • Self-disciplined and efficient, with a flexible and proactive nature
  • Demonstrable experience of understanding basic bookkeeping
  • Ability to work to pre-determined deadlines
  • A good working knowledge of SAGE, BACS and Excel is essential
  • Basic knowledge of VAT

Essential Requirements are:

  • Previous purchase ledger experience in a similar role specifically in respect of managing receipt of stock/raw materials etc.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Experience working in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Strong IT skills

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