Purchase Ledger Clerk


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March 4, 2022
Barrow upon Humber, United Kingdom
Job Type
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
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The Company Overview:

This successful and growing business is looking to appoint a Purchase Ledger Clerk into their dynamic finance team. This team is headed by an excellent, well respected and engaging Finance Director who is very supportive of his team. This business is very profitable and has grown year on year since inception with exciting plans ahead.

Your Role as the Purchase Ledger Clerk:

As the Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will be responsible for the maintenance of the purchase ledge, to log and process purchase ledger orders and invoices in line with Group procedures and to track and co-ordinate resolution of queries and disputes. In addition, you will identify and address any supplier disputes, to minimise trading disruption to the business from suppliers suspending or withdrawing credit account facilities, you will be responsible for the opening and maintenance of supplier accounts, including periodically reviewing supplier master data records, and you will also be responsible for supplier payment runs and cheque preparation, with reference to relevant supplier credit terms. Furthermore, you will deal with all accounts payable correspondence in a timely and professional manner, request and perform monthly supplier statement reconciliations (where applicable), liaising with suppliers for additional information as required, and assist with the monthly aged creditor reporting. Lastly, you will be responsible for intercompany reporting, assist with audit preparation and carrying out analysis as required, and supporting the truck administrator in regards the processing of purchase invoices.

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

To be considered, you must be possess at least 2 years experience in a similar role. You will have high attention to detail skills, be organised and methodical. In addition, you will be capable of dealing with large volumes of invoices and be capable of working under pressure. Lastly, you will be able to learn quickly, pick up new systems with appropriate training and have good Excel skills.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

This is a diverse role which provides the successful candidate with a great platform to extend their knowledge and further their finance specific expertise. Progressive career opportunities will be available for the right person and you will receive valuable support from an engaging and experienced Finance Manager. You will receive a competitive starting salary depending on your experience, which will be reviewed on an annual basis. This is a full time office based position.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham. Aberdeen and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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