Purchase Ledger Clerk

Central London, UK
20 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

A large professional consultancy in the construction sector with offices in Central London.


The key aspect of this role is the processing of Purchase Ledger invoices and employee expenses -volumes are on average 800 invoices and 500 expenses per month.

You will be working in a team of 4 with a genuine sense of team work. This is a very hands on role that requires someone who is adaptable, and willing to take on other ad hoc tasks within the team.

Main responsibilities:
  • Daily processing of Purchase Ledger invoices and Expenses
  • Register invoices and send to the relevant partner for approval
  • Check expense forms for receipts and relevant authorisation
  • Ensure that invoices are correctly coded and authorised in line with the firm's policies
  • Ensure that expense claims are correctly coded, and adhere to both the firms anti- bribery policies and HMRC guidelines
  • Preparation of the weekly BACS payment run and cheque run in a timely manner
  • Regular supplier statements reconciliations
  • Liaise with the management accounts team for any necessary adjustments
  • Monitor the Purchase Ledger & Expenses email inbox - print invoices, statements and answer queries
  • Posting bank transactions
  • Resolve Internal and External Purchase Ledger & Expense Ledger queries
  • File purchase invoices and expenses claims
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by the Purchase Ledger Manager

  • Proven experience of processing purchase invoices and expenses and monthly reconciliations
  • Knowledge of the impact of Purchase Ledger transactions in the General Ledger
  • Ability to organise & prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team and be self-motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and good typing speed
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally
  • Good excel skills (desired)
  • Progression or Summit experience (desired)

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