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Purchase Ledger

Ref code: JAP99099256
Finance Transactional
£26k - 28k per year
Coventry, West Midlands, England
Office Based

Purchase ledger clerk required for a company in Coventry near Tile Hill. You will be based in the office working 37.5 hrs working 8am till 4pmbut they are flexible on start and finish times.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

- To ensure that all invoices and other payment requests are checked and inputted into the organisations Ledger promptly and accurately

- Query invoices with suppliers and other payment requests with Claimants as necessary and to resolve queries from suppliers and other stakeholders (internal and external)

- Prepare purchase ledger supplier reconciliations to supplier statements as and when required

- To be aware of VAT relief if applicable on purchases and to arrange for credit notes if necessary

- Monitor unauthorised invoices, ensuring these can be traced and queries resolved quickly

- Scan all invoices and ensure the invoice is sent to the correct budget holder for approval

- Ensure the correct ledger codes are used

- Maintenance of all payments through bank to Purchase Ledger

- Management of Direct Debit payments

- Control of cash flows to ensure effective cash flow forecasting and reporting

- File all paid invoices and related reports

- Obtain signatories for payments and Bacs

- Work collaboratively with the other PL assistant to ensure all activities are completed in line with business expectations, supporting each other to ensure knowledge is shared.

- Identify opportunities for implementing improvements to the Purchase Ledger process and take responsibility for their implementation, guaranteeing its enforcement to all stakeholders (mostly site personnel, but also suppliers, in conjunction with Purchasing, when needed).

- Have experience in implementing management based on measurable performance (KPI's).

- Have experience in dealing with troubleshooting with a varied range of Facility Managers.

- Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested from time to time by the Accounts Manager and/or the Financial Director.

You must have a good understanding of the finance function, particularly purchase ledger administration and previous experience of working within a finance environment. You should have an understanding of purchase ledger systems and experience of processing a high volume of invoices and interrogating anomalies

Any experience of Navision or working in manufacturing would be ideal but not essential

Study support is on offer and progression is available with the route into financial accounts for the right person

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