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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Randstad Business Support
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14 Jun 2021

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Job Type: Temporary to Permanent
Salary: £9.00 per hour
Location: Walsall Central
Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk/Cost ClerkWe are delighted to looking for a capable and diligent purchase ledger clerk/cost clerk to join a successful engineering organisation in Walsall. As a Cost Clerk you will be responsible for ensuring correct allocation to schedule of cost codes and ensuring provision and maintenance of site premises, through managing client relationships and managing contract finances and information.

Key Responsibilities

Manage client relationships Provide information for client/internal reports as requested by commercial or site personnel Effectively liaise with site teams, making them aware of key project cost information
Manage and facilitate the cost close out of projects, ensuring any outstanding issues/cost commitments are dealt with in a timely manner Communicate with quantity surveyors and site teams on any cost matters which may arise
Establish work breakdown structures on projects where required and implement procedure which ensures costs are being correctly allocated to the structure Liaise with the Delivery Team and internal/external supply chain
Attend cost/commercial meetings required in order to fulfil the role
Manage contract finances and information
Receive Goods
Received Notes from site and enter against appropriate order in system
Manage and control ticket receipts ensuring that sites send tickets in on time
Liaise with suppliers and sites to verify delivery of plant and materials to enable payment of invoices, in particular where tickets are missing or queries need resolving
Liaise with Purchase Ledger department to match invoices with Goods Received Notes Verify lists of all invoices, payments and Goods Received Notes for the contract to finalise the account
Process Site Agent returns to ensure costs are allocated to the appropriate cost codes
Liaise with Plant/Buying Department in order to rectify any order queries Ensure prompt resolution of invoice queries and timely collection of credit notes Issue weekly What will you need?

An ability to use a range of IT packages including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge and experience of Purchase Ledger/Accounting cost systems
Experience of utilising a range of industry standard processes and systems in order to effectively deliver a project Positive and confident character
Excellent communication skills
Team player with the ability to work well within commercial teams
Excellent organisational and time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines Ability to see tasks through to completion
Ability to work under own intuition and think of new ways to drive efficiencies
Previous experience in a Cost Clerk role Construction industry experience Siteman accounts system knowledge would be desirableDont delay apply now!

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone
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