Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
GVA Grimley Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£Competitive plus aligned benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Overall Purpose of Job

To process all purchase invoices and expense forms within the business, ensuring these costs are correctly coded and comply with internal and external policies.

Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Control of purchase invoice posting and payment:

Coding invoices and posting to ledger

Obtaining correct authorisation for invoices

Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger

Preparing BACS payments

Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements

Investigating wrong way balances

Liaising with budget holders in business

Liaising with suppliers

Filing purchase invoices

Control of expense forms posting and payment:

Coding expense forms and posting to ledger

Ensuring items claimed have receipts and are being claimed in line with expenses policy

Set up new expense accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger

Preparing BACS payments

Liaising with staff/directors

Filing expense forms

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience

It is important that the applicant has excellent communication & interpersonal skills and is able to work as part of a team. Previous purchase ledger/accounts payable experience is necessary and experience with accounts software, Excel and BACS is important. The successful applicant will be part of a busy team and will require a methodical and organised approach to their work, as well as being capable of working to deadlines and managing expectations.

We are an equal opportunities employer