Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Gloucester, UK
07 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk
Up to £23,000 per annum
40 hours per week - we would consider candidates looking for part time hours

I am looking for a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk for a Gloucester based SME.

The role will involve responsibility of daily purchase invoices and sub-contractor applications.

The successful applicant will be processing staff expenses each week and reconciling suppliers statements each month.

This role will also be supportive of the Management Accountant during month end, budgets and year end.

Responsibilities of the Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk:
" Reconciliation of Supplier Statements - Chasing missing invoices (Both Internally and Externally)
" Produce detailed SOP's for the purchase ledger department and updating documentation when changes are made to the process
" Printing, logging, distributing, obtaining approval, coding and posting of Suppliers invoices
" Checking and updating PO status in various management systems
" Transfer/posting of Supplier invoices from various management systems into Sage Accounts
" Ensuring the Purchase ledger filing system is up to date, well organised and maintained
" Promptly dealing with supplier disputes and following up credit notes
" Checking of all purchase invoices entered across group companies
" Ensuring compliance to HMRC VAT guidelines
" Analysing Monthly Fuel cards spend invoices
" Analysing Monthly Mobile Phone usage and rental invoices
" Credit Card Reconciliation and Posting into Sage
" Setting up ADHOC Payments when required
" Compiling and processing supplier/sub-contractor weekly/monthly Payments runs
" Importing Payment Runs into Banking System
" Entering and paying staff expenses/mileage/allowances
" Process Payments to HMRC for VAT and PAYE
" Any other duties specified by your line manager

Requirements to become the Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk:
" Sage experience - line 50 or 200
" A minimum of 3 years prior Purchase Ledger experience
" We are looking for someone who can bring enthusiasm and drive to the position
" The ideal candidate would be from an SME back ground.
" To have the ability to form good working relationships with colleagues, customers and outside bodies.
" To be a good and clear communicator.
" To be able to display initiative and to have strong attention to detail.
" To have proven administrative skills.
" To have good organisational and time management skills.
" To be computer literate and proficient in all core Microsoft Office packages.

Benefits of the role:
25 Days holiday a year.
Pension in line with Govt guidelines.

To apply or for more information please call Sam Mendes on 01452 507500 or email

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