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Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Platform Resourcing
Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 4, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Platform Resourcing are currently working with a leading manufacturing company who are looking to take on a Senior Purchase Ledger Administrator for a minimum 6 Month Fixed Term Contract.

This role is 6 month fixed term contract, but the business is consistently expanding year on year across every department, there may very well be other opportunities for you to apply for internally, which you are absolutely welcome to do at any point during the contract. The company always recruits from within before seeking external candidates.

You will need to have experience within a Purchase Ledger role, proven experience of processing BACS payments, VAT returns, monitoring of ledger including investigating duplicate payments. Ideally, you will have SAP system experience, you will need excellent data entry skills and be able to process information onto internal systems with great attention to detail, ensuring accuracy for every entry.

Senior Purchase Ledger Administrator Benefits:
  • Salary of between £28,000 and £30,000 dependent on experience level
  • Hybrid working, 2 days at home per week after completion of training
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (can be flexible if needed i.e. 8am - 4pm etc.)
  • Fixed term role within a growing organisation during an exciting period of expansion, able to apply internally for other administrative positions within the business at any point)
  • 24 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays with Christmas shutdown
  • Pension, 4% employee + 5% employer
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tea and Coffee

Senior Purchase Ledger Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review invoices to ensure they are appropriately authorised and coded.
  • Monitor correct authorisation and coding of expense claims.
  • Working knowledge of VAT regulations to ensure accurate input VAT recovery.
  • Review BACS runs and cheque payments.
  • Raise weekly/monthly cheques and Bacs payments for authorisation.
  • Ensure the integrity of purchase ledger system, monitoring for debit balances and duplicate payments.
  • Ensure supplier set up procedures are followed, and that supplier statements are reconciled regularly.
  • Reconciling supplier accounts on a monthly basis, also ensuring accurate and timely reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts as part of the month end process.
  • Month end purchase ledger control.
  • Prepare nominal ledger journals.
  • Resolve any queries on purchase ledger accounts or payments.
  • Preparation of daily report requirements, provide analysis on the profile of the purchase ledger.
  • Intercompany purchase ledger reconciliations.
  • Daily and weekly reporting of the business KPI's.
  • Undertake ad-hoc financial projects as the need arises.

Senior Purchase Ledger Essential Experience and Skills
  • You must be able to complete 6 months minimum on a fixed term contract basis
  • Experience within a similar Purchase Ledger role - at least 3 years
  • Proven ability of processing BACs payments, VAT returns and preparing purchase ledger journals
  • Use of SAP system
  • Strong attention to detail and accurate data entry
  • Pro-active approach to work and strong organisational skills
  • Good communicator - able to communicate with team members both verbally and written
  • Experience of using Microsoft packages including, Word, Excel and PDF viewer (scanning files)

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