Purchase Ledger

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Warrington, UK
18 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchase Ledger - Warrington - 12 Month Contract - £18000 - £19500

Accounts Payable Clerk - Warrington - £18,000 to £19,500

Your new role
Purpose of role To accurately process authorised supplier invoices on a timely basis, and to ensure that appropriate supplier payments are made in accordance with agreed terms.

Framework and Boundaries

  • Must adhere to and work in accordance with the requirements of the company's Financial Controls Manual.
  • Performance objectives to be set by the Accounts Payable Supervisor.

Key accountabilities

  • To accurately process supplier invoices on a daily basis
  • To investigate and, where necessary, hold payment for queried invoices
  • To liaise with both suppliers and internal business units in order to resolve any arising queries in a timely manner
  • To process weekly supplier payments in accordance with the company's requirements
  • To accurately reconcile assigned supplier statements on a timely basis, including enhanced reconciliations at month end for the company's large suppliers
  • To investigate and resolve any debit balances arising on assigned supplier accounts
  • To investigate aged credit balances that remain unpaid on the ledger (30+ days)
  • To perform other related duties as directed by the Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Monitor assigned accounts regularly and taking prompt corrective action to prevent/overturn account suspensions

The above are core responsibilities. Additionally, the post holder may be required to:

  • Open and distribute departmental post
  • Manage the creation of new supplier accounts in accordance the Financial Controls Manual
  • Manage supplier payments made by Direct Debit
  • Make payments to foreign suppliers in accordance with the group's process
  • Process CAPEX related invoices in accordance with project requirements and provide appropriate project spend reporting
  • Manage, process and reconcile commission payments to suppliers
  • Scan processed invoices for archiving
  • Process approved staff expenses on a daily basis
  • Log supplier invoices, and distribute to central office departmental heads for authorisation
  • Review supplier account details and request amendments in accordance with the Financial Controls Manual
  • Be responsible for managing company mobile phones

What you'll need to succeed
  • Minimum 2 years experience in AP function in a medium to large sized organisation
  • Proficiency in the use of a mainstream Purchase Ledger System. Competent user of Microsoft Office products and an intermediate user of Excel
  • In addition to the above, good interpersonal skills, personable, accountable and inquisitive
  • Pursuing/achieved a recognised foundation accounting qualification e.g. AAT (Desirable)

What you'll get in return
  • Competitive salary
  • Good benefits package
  • Training
  • Free gym membership
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Free parking

What you need to do now
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