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Purchase Ledger Clerk - 3 month FTC

Taylor Wimpey plc
Latchford, Warrington, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Each of Taylor Wimpey's regional businesses has a finance team that drives the commercial performance of their respective business and are responsible for providing valuable reports to our Group Finance team based in Head Office. Led by their Finance Director, each of these teams are vital to the financial structure of the organisation. Through quarterly forecasts and monthly accounts, they provide key data to the board and enable some of the most important strategic decisions for the business.

The role of the Purchase Ledger Clerk is to maintain and keep up to date the purchase ledger in order to pay the suppliers within the agreed payment terms. They ensure effective, efficient and accurate processing of financial transactions in line with the Finance Manual and Operating Framework.

What you will do:
  • Input invoices on to the purchase ledger using the three-way matching or two-way matching system.
  • Maintain the unmatched invoice register including chasing outstanding order numbers and GRNs.
  • Liaise with all departments to ensure that all invoices are dealt with in line with audit requirements and within a reasonable time scale.
  • Ensure that invoices have the appropriate authorisation prior to paying them, which may include signatures, matching to orders and delivery tickets.
  • Manage purchase ledger queries from suppliers and staff in a professional and timely manner.
  • Regular review of outstanding purchase orders and invoices.
  • Processing Payment Runs.
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Statements.
  • Processing of Invoices/Payments for consortium arrangements and projects with other business units.
  • Complete control documentation to update the ledger with new suppliers and amendment to existing supplier details.
  • Provide holiday cover within the department as required.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

What you will have:
  • Previous experience of working in an accounts department preferably in a purchase ledger department
  • Working knowledge of MS Office especially Excel.
  • Proficiency on a computer
  • Ability to work in a time critical environment
  • Knowledge of the COINS system would be preferred

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

The benefits we offer

Agile Working


House purchase discounts

Competitive Pension

Employee share ownership

Time off for charity work

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