Purchase Ledger

Purchase Ledger

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    Matthew Spicer

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    about 1 year ago

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Purchase Ledger Clerk - Derby - Negotiable

We are looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk in Derby who has experience of working within a busy Purchase Ledger Team. The role will involve working closely with an Accounts Assistant and Finance Assistant, but reporting to the Financial Controller.
Our client are a successful construction company, with a fine reputation in the region.

The role will include:

- Coding Purchase Invoices to correct Nominal codes and Cost Codes.

- Ensuring Invoices are marked to correct Jobs for Job Costing Purposes.

- To Assist in Marking-Up Purchase Invoices, where required, from the Purchase Order System and Internal Systems

- Processing Material, Plant, Vehicle and Fuel Invoices onto Sage.

- Getting Material, Plant, Vehicle and Fuel Invoice Files ready for final checking.

- Reconciling Supplier Statements monthly

- Matching Statements to Sage Aged Creditors Monthly.

- Processing Payment Runs through Sage and producing reports for Bank Payments to be processed.

- Requesting and matching Proof of Deliveries/Tickets.

- Logging of Queries onto Sage and Excel.

- Dealing with Queries on an ongoing basis with Suppliers and the Operations Department.

- Ensuring all Invoices are 'Approved for Payment' before processing payment runs.

- Doing both weekly and monthly payment runs, and in certain circumstances additional payment runs.

- Deal with supplier enquiries on the telephone and email.

Sending Remittance Advice Notes and Query Logs to Suppliers.

Person specification:

- Must be IT literate and have good keyboard skills - experience of Excel is essential.

- Experience of Sage desirable, but not essential.

- Must possess a good telephone manner.Must be able to conduct themselves appropriately in an open plan office environment.

- Must be methodical and accurate with an attention to detail.

- Previous experience of working within a finance department and purchase ledger essential.

- Must possess a 'can-do' attitude and be able to adapt to changes and pick up new processes quickly and efficiently.

- A robust approach to relationships and interactions with colleagues and a positive team spirit.

- The finance department is often a lively and pressurised environment and the job holder should recognise and respond positively to this as appropriate.

- The ability to work quickly and accurately and adhere to deadlines.

Jobs you may have applied for include; Purchase Ledger Administrator, Purchase Ledger Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk and Ledger Clerk

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the Client.