Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk / Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Paul Mitchell Associates
Leicester, UK
15 Feb 2019
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified
Our client a superb instantly recognisable business is looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Manager / Senior Purchase Ledger clerk to join their small friendly team. The Role - Full Time & Permanent Working Hours - 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday. Salary - £20-£25k SUPERB benefits Location - City Centre inc Parking The role will be to manage a small team consisting of Purchase Ledger, Credit Control and Sales Ledger (4 staff total). The successful candidate will need to be happy with getting involved with entering invoices on a daily basis as well as other duties, this is a VERY hands on role. You will hold full responsibility for all aspects of the purchase ledger including carrying out the higher-level tasks required & management of the Purchase Ledger Clerk, as well as Management of the Sales Ledger & Credit Controller & Company Cashiers. The Role:
• Develop a detailed understanding of how the PO process and accounting system works, including the ability to help users and approvers & set up purchasing analysis codes.
• Proactive & systematic purchase invoice query resolution for suppliers and internal customers.
• Process all purchase invoices in the "Amend Entry" section of the software, matching to orders, liaising with suppliers and invoice approvers as necessary.
• Improve processes and provide solutions to issues in Purchase and Sales Ledger where required.
• Chase & liaise with invoice approvers, communicating regularly and developing good professional relationships.
• Support the Sales Ledger & Credit Controller if required in resolving outstanding issues with customers and sales staff.
• Reconciliation and resolution of key or problematic supplier accounts.
• Reconciliation of processing of company credit card expenditure.
• Responsibility for all purchase ledger payment runs, direct debits and standing orders & one-off manual payments. The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the organisation. The Person:
• Previous experience of managing a small team.
• Previous experience in a purchase ledger role.
• Solid IT skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
• Well organised with the ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure.
• Possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work.
• Able to communicate to the highest level, listens, interprets and conveys information in a clear and accurate manner, provides timely delivery of information and selects the most appropriate method of communication.
• Works within a team environment, co-operates with others, considers the needs of others and helps others to achieve objectives.
• Ability to work autonomously on own initiative, pro-active in managing one's own time, building an understanding of the internal and external environment in order to deliver work in a highly effective and professional manner.
• Solid IT skills (including MS Office - word, excel).
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