Purchase Ledger Clerk

Location
Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England
Salary
£20500 - £24000 per annum + Pension & Annual Bonus
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Ref
SRO-07748
Contact
Whistl Account
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Experienced
Language
English

Contact Details

Do you hold or are working towards ACCA/AAT/CIMA or equivalent?

We have a great opportunity for either a graduate or strong AAT candidate looking to develop a career in finance and accountancy. Reporting to the Purchase Ledger Manager, the primary purpose of this role is to ensure that accounts payable transactions are carried out in a timely, highly accurate manner and ensure that invoices are paid within agreed company guidelines working with automated Purchase to Payment and Expenses systems.

We are looking for a team player with a positive 'can-do' attitude, you will be an excellent communicator and be able to plan and prioritise your own work load to meet conflicting, varied and demanding deadlines.

For the right candidate we will support an assisted study package and facilitate opportunities to work across the transactional finance team to further develop your skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Inputting of purchase invoices
  • Ensuring that all invoices are received and paid on time
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Ensuring that all purchase ledger details are correct before processing to the purchase ledger
  • Regular reconciliations of supplier statements to ensure that the ledgers are up to date and accurate
  • Documenting and resolving any discrepancies and/or errors found
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding queries arising from the supplier statement reconciliations and other internal checks
  • Responsible for collating payment runs via the bacs system
  • Reviewing staff expenses ensuring all back-up and approvals are provided and correctly coded
  • Collation and filing of records and invoices in an orderly manner
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant enquiries from suppliers, and internal customers
  • Ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Generally assisting the Purchase Ledger Manager to ensure the integrity of the purchase ledger

Purchase Ledger Clerk | Purchase Ledger | Accounts | Accounting | Financial | ACCA | AAT | CIMA | Communication | Graduate

Essential Requirements:

  • Inputting of purchase invoices
  • Ensuring that all invoices are received and paid on time
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Ensuring that all purchase ledger details are correct before processing to the purchase ledger
  • Regular reconciliations of supplier statements to ensure that the ledgers are up to date and accurate
  • Documenting and resolving any discrepancies and/or errors found
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding queries arising from the supplier statement reconciliations and other internal checks
  • Responsible for collating payment runs via the bacs system
  • Reviewing staff expenses ensuring all back-up and approvals are provided and correctly coded
  • Collation and filing of records and invoices in an orderly manner
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant enquiries from suppliers, and internal customers
  • Ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Generally assisting the Purchase Ledger Manager to ensure the integrity of the purchase ledger

Purchase Ledger Clerk | Purchase Ledger | Accounts | Accounting | Financial | ACCA | AAT | CIMA | Communication | Graduate

About Our Company:

About Whistl:

Whistl is the second largest postal provider in the UK with an exciting range of mail, parcels and Doordrop media products and services, both in the UK and internationally. Each year we collect, sort, send and transport up to 4 billion items of mail and parcels for businesses, as well as handling, planning and managing millions of Doordrop items.

About The Team:

We are a small, close knit team that support each other, working collaboratively to deliver first class service. Lead by our Senior Financial Controller, our teams are divided into 4 key transactional functions, treasury, accounts payable, credit control and payroll. We are not a typical finance department. For starters we are not dull or boring, we are forward thinking and innovative and we take pride in delivering and maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction that the industry has to offer, as well as keeping a close eye on the Whistl purse strings because our core fundamental belief is that every successful business needs strong financial management that enables them to make good business decisions. And that is what we do best.

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