Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Spicerhaart Group
Colchester, UK
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk


Purchase Ledger Manager


Colwyn House, Colchester

Overall purpose of the job

To assist in processing the company's invoices and all other Purchase Ledger related duties in line with Company and legislative requirements. Responsible for deputising for the Purchase Ledger Manager, covering holidays, sickness and specified supervisory tasks.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contributing to the smooth running of the company's Purchase ledger and Expenses function
  • Dealing with issues escalated by team
  • Managing multiple mailboxes
  • Using Excel spreadsheets for manipulating and importing large invoices
  • Processing and payment of supplier invoices ensuring they are correctly authorised in line with company policy
  • Assisting with the enforcement of the company Expenses policy
  • Checking and posting employee expense claims
  • Hands on checking, coding and input of high volumes of supplier invoices
  • Dealing with invoice discrepancies and supplier queries
  • Allocation of payments and invoices
  • Ensuring completion of new supplier paperwork and authorisation for set up of new suppliers
  • Supplier Statement reconciliation
  • Filing, scanning and ad hoc duties as required
  • Initially, this will be a working from home position

Key Skills and Experience

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Accounts Payable systems and processes
  • Proficient with MS Office Applications
  • Attention to detail whilst working at speed
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Genuine team player with can do attitude
  • Confident, articulate and adept in obtaining / challenging information
  • Strong analytical, numeracy skills
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Intermediate or advanced excel skills - lookups, formulae, pivot tables etc
  • Experience with Access Dimensions accounting system
The finer details
We are currently conducting some interviews using video software. To be eligible to proceed in our recruitment process, you will need:
  1. Full UK Driving Licence
  2. Legal entitlement to live and work in the UK (in accordance with the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006)
  3. We'll need evidence of your right to work in the UK, in the form of:
  • Passport/Birth Certificate

We will also need
  1. Proof of Address
  2. National Insurance
  3. Drivers Licence Check

Equal Opportunities: At Spicerhaart, variety makes our Company DNA come to life. We love people, and what's more, we love the differences that make each person who they are, we support you and encourage those differences, to make you the best person you can be. Spicerhaart are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we welcome all talented individuals to apply for a career with us. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let our Talent Team know and we will be happy to assist to the best of our ability - regardless of how small or large your requirement may be.

To All Recruitment Agencies: Spicerhaart does not accept speculative agency CVs. Please do not forward CVs to the Talent Team, Spicerhaart employees or any other company location. Spicerhaart is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received from external recruitment sources through our Preferred Suppliers List or otherwise.

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