Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Pursuit Resources Group Ltd
Basildon, UK
25 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk with excellent communication and time management skills? Do you have previous experience within a shared service environment? If you are looking for a contract position with a well-established, rewarding company and joining a friendly Accounts team - this is a great opportunity for you!

Pursuit Resources are currently recruiting for a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk for our client, an industry-leading, reputable company based in the Essex area. Our client is looking for someone to join their team on a 1 year contract basis.

The main duties will be to process and accurately record all fully approved supplier invoices into the Accounts Payable sub-ledger ready for payment by the due date. Reconciling supplier statements to the account on the ERP system and resolving any differences. Partnering the business to ensure all disputed invoices are resolved in a timely manner and costs are recognised in the appropriate cost centre and General Ledger account.

Duties will include:
  • Preparing and entering supplier invoices, ensuring correct coding and VAT treatment is captured.
  • Obtain appropriate approvals in accordance with company policy.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations and query resolution by telephone, letter, fax or email.
  • Making payments to suppliers and other payments as they occur by due date.
  • Maintenance of the aged creditor reports
  • Archive processed supplier invoices (where necessary).
  • Prepare Accruals for specified costs and assist financial accountants with month end close process as required.
  • Provide assistance to EMEA Accounts Payable Manager with project work as and when required.

Our client is looking for:
  • Prior experience in purchase ledger
  • Experience within a shared service environment desirable
  • Quick and accurate processing
  • Time Management
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Prioritising work
  • Performance under pressure
  • Experience of high-volume processing
  • AAT Level 3 is advantageous but to essential

This position is a fixed term Maternity cover contact for 1 year.

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact Lorraine Phair on .

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website - or alternatively find us on social media under '@pursuitgroup'. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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