This forward thinking, successful client is seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their busy Finance Department. Our client is a leading supplier within their specialist field and offer fantastic benefits within a warm and friendly working environment. Job Description The purpose of the Purchase Ledger Clerk will be to manage the day-to-day operations of the overhead ledger function for the Health Made Easy Group of companies to ensure that invoices received by the company are processed in a timely and accurate manner to enable correct payments to be made. Duties for the Purchase Ledger Clerk will include: To take full responsibility for the overhead ledger for all Group companies, ensuring all invoices are processed and posted to the ledgers in an accurate and timely manner. To reconcile overhead ledger accounts on a monthly basis. To ensure that all invoices received are checked for accuracy and to post all invoices to the computer. To ensure that Statement Reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis and any queries investigated. To undertake a monthly review of the Aged Creditors to ensure that all overdue amounts are chased in accordance with set guidelines. Complete payment run in a timely and accurate manner ensuring payments are kept within limits set. To communicate effectively with other departments within the company. To liaise effectively by telephone and letter with suppliers. To ensure that both internal and external queries are dealt with promptly. To provide information as required to the Financial Accountant. To ensure that suitable filing systems are maintained to enable invoices and other records to be retrieved as required. To run standard and ad hoc reports from the computer on a regular/timely basis. To carry out such duties associated with the purchase/overhead ledger function that may arise from time to time. To cover and support the Payroll function during absence. To update and assist with the preparation of Accrual and Prepayment schedules are maintained with supporting evidence. To update and assist with the preparation of Fixed Asset schedules are maintained with supporting evidence. Candidate requirements for the Purchase Ledger Clerk: Proven written and verbal communications skills Analytical Critical thinking Hands-on Commercial judgement Organisation and change management experience Flexibility Attention to detail Customer focused Pro-active Excellence in execution Leadership Inspire Commitment Entrepreneurial Team player Integrity Diplomacy Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm
£18,000 per annum Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.