Purchase Ledger Clerk

Alexandrite Recruitment Ltd
31 Mar 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Clerk


£16,000 - £19,000

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing business. This is an entry level position to support and provide resilience to the Purchase Ledger Team as well as the wider finance department. It is also to engage with and support the development of processes and procedures as we enable that growth.

This would suit someone with a positive attitude and a can-do approach who is willing to learn and looking to develop themselves as well as someone who has already started that journey, full training will be provided.

Responsibilities & Tasks

Matching, checking, coding and processing invoices

Calculating VAT on Invoices and receipts

Making payments via BACS and cheques

Processing staff expenses

Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details

Reconciliation of supplier statements

Maintaining accurate records and files, both in hard copy and electronically

Managing Petty Cash and Credit Cards

Data entry

Data analysis as and when required

Compiling accurate and timely monthly management accounts information.

Being first point of contact for all relevant enquiries

Maintaining strong relationships with customers and suppliers both internally and Externally

Reviewing systems and processes and making improvements where necessary

Working with customers and suppliers both internally and externally to embed new processes or procedures.

Contributing to the development and implementation of technological solutions to improve efficiency and/or capacity.

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Any reasonable duties that the company may require from time to time.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Good administration skills with great attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

Reliability, honesty and above all discretion and confidentiality

Sound judgement and decision-making abilities

Flexible and responsive with the ability to prioritise and manage time well.

A good general standard of education, including GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics.

Confident in using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel as well as Google and other software.

Demonstrable experience of bookkeeping

Desirable Skills

Organised and methodical with ability to multi-task across several projects

The ability to interpret data and draw the correct inferences from it

ability to handle difficulties with patience and good sense

Formal accounts training

Full driving licence

Previous Accounts experience

Experience of using Sage 200

Working knowledge of UK VAT.

If this role sounds of interest, please APPLY today

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