Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
Pursuit Resources Group
Location
Chelmsford
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Clerk

Chelmsford

£25,000 dependant on experience

My client is a well established Freight Forwarding company based in Chelmsford

Due to expansion the are looking for a new Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk: Responsible for the administration and accounting of purchases and payments

Duties

* Update supplier accounts by matching invoices with payments made

* Maintain good supplier records, update terms and payment records;

* Build good relationships with key suppliers;

* Reconcile supplier accounts including agent and contra accounts

* Regularly review supplier statements against entries on the system to identify invoices not yet

* Received, requesting copies where applicable;

* Obtain approvals to facilitate payment;

* Set up and make regular payments via bankline (on-line banking) daily, weekly, monthly.

* Process and pay ad-hoc & urgent payments daily.

* Send remittances

* Register all invoices on FCL to obtain an ‘S Reference’;

* Ensure invoices are checked against estimates and passed in the system accurately;

* Re-distribute unpassed invoices to other business units and request authorisation;

* Address any discrepancies or issues that arise with purchase invoices;

* Escalate potentially unresolved issues to Operations/Finance team in a timely manner so a swift

* resolution can be identified;

* Reconcile foreign Currency supplier accounts, understand the impact of losses and gains;

* Regularly run various purchase ledger reports, raising issues where necessary;

* File Purchase Ledger invoices;

* Support day-to-day finance functions as and when required;

* Work together with the Purchase Ledger team, act as cover for fellow colleagues;

* Assist with month-end duties and the year-end tax and audit queries; and

* Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department

This is an amazing opportunity to join a world leading, successful company that offers great opportunities for career progression

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