Purchase Ledger Clerk

Do you have at least one year's purchase ledger experience, and excellent double entry knowledge alongside a hunger to work in a fast paced finance team?
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This role sits within a team of 5, reporting to the Finance Manager and within a total team of 14 in finance. This role will have full responsibility of the purchase ledger function, and will work closely with the Sales Ledger Clerk and Finance Administrator.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that purchase invoices are approved by the relevant budget holder
  • Processing approved supplier invoices, credit notes, expense claims and credit cards on Sun Accounts software.
  • Set up supplier payments and prepare the relevant reports for review.
  • Preparing accruals for purchase invoices at month end.
  • Performing monthly reconciliations of trade creditors.
  • Assisting in the provision of information during the year-end audit.
  • Assisting in covering absence for other members of the finance team.
  • Answering the telephone and general admin tasks to ensure a smooth-running finance office.
  • Working with Finance Administrator to meet deadlines at month end.
  • Other various duties for the Finance Manager as required.

 Responsibilities which will increase over time

  • Liaising with Travel Coordinators and PA’s regarding travel itineraries to ensure travel expenses are coded accurately to Clients.
  • Leading the testing of the purchase ledger functionality of the new Deltek finance system
  • Administering all company credit cards e.g. spending limit, cancellations etc. and reconciling on a monthly basis. 

Skills required

  • Minimum one year purchase ledger experience
  • Good understanding of double entry.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Good knowledge of UK and Foreign VAT rules
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Clear and concise written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with Sun Accounts would be an advantage
  • Analytical and able to self-review their work prior to manager review
  • Ability to organise their own workload and prioritise

Remuneration and benefits

  • Competitive salary available depending on level of experience
  • Hours 9:30am – 5:30pm – Monday to Friday
  • 24 days annual leave per annum
  • On completion of a successful probation period (6 months) :
    • Private health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Company pension scheme
    • Discretionary bonus scheme
    • Season ticket loan
    • Ride to work scheme

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Andrew and Jane Winch built the business on the principle that our people should be at the heart of everything we do and we champion this today. We aim to provide a great place to work for our colleagues by investing hugely in their development and well being as well as recognising and rewarding them for delivering outstanding results. 

The environment is inspirational and innovation driven. 

We work hard, but equally know when, and how to have fun! 

These are just a few reasons why you will love working with us.

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