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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Severn Glocon Ltd
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 24, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
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Great opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Clerk / Purchase Ledger Assistant / Accounts Assistant

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

Severn are recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk / Purchase Ledger Assistant / Accounts Assistant to join the business with immediate effect.

The role will report to the Severn Glocon Limited Financial Controller. The principal tasks will be:

• Day to day control of the purchase ledger, including processing and payment of 3rd party invoices and internal staff expenses, ensuring all transactions are processed in a timely manner

• Ensure that invoices are coded and recognised in the general ledger correctly Chase debt in a disciplined and timely manner keeping clear notes of calls made

• Monthly Supplier statement reconciliation for external suppliers

• Master data maintenance and control and management of vendor accounts

• Produce month end aged creditor reports and ensure all posting/closing vendor accounts are complete

• Investigate and resolve purchase ledger queries as required and in a timely manner

• Work to clear month end deadlines and manage cut-off process

• Ensure that all payments relating to purchase ledger are posted each week e.g. direct debits

• Petty Cash control and monthly reconciliation

• Corporate Credit Card administration, support, control

• Control and administration of archiving and document management - to be timely and routine

• Provide weekly payment proposals, ensuring only invoices that are authorised and due are included to maximise working capital, KPI Creditor Day calculation and trend preparation

• Periodic review of direct debits and standing order arrangements (quarterly)

• Periodic review and clearing down of unmatched GRNs in EFACS

• Set up new vendors process, check bank details, credit check and trading details

• Provide any other support to the Financial Controller and Finance team as required

• Work as part of the wider team across the business and feed into any project work as required

• Liaise with auditors if requested

Education and/or Experience:

• Proactive and hands on individual

• Intermediate excel skills

• Good communication skills and telephone manner, confident and professional on the telephone and in email correspondence

• Articulate and numerate

• Methodical and organised

• A team player
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