Purchase Ledger Clerk

12 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purpose of the Role

As Purchase Ledger Clerk you work with the Finance and Commercial teams to ensure suppliers are paid accurately and on time, delivering accounts payable processes and resolving issues.

Key Success Measures

Safety - Support the implementation of the Colas Rail Limited Safety, Health, Environment and Quality strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.

Profitability - Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.

Quality - Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which Colas Rail can take pride in.

Respect - Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

Ensure all Systems subcontractor applications and purchase ledger invoices are processed in an accurate and timely manner.

Undertake scanning subcontract applications and allocating to relevant authorisers.

Follow-up with authorisers to ensure processing timelines are observed and payments deadlines are achieved.

Supply remittance to suppliers for certificates raised including deduction information against applications where applicable.

Attend to all supplier queries and direct queries to relevant authorisers where necessary.

As you will expect the organisation may change from time to time and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements

Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time.

Person Specification

The job holder will have-

Experience working in an Accounts Payable role, preferably within a construction industry environment.

Excellent communication skills essential.

IT literate, in particular knowledge of Excel

Behavioral Skills

Energy - Get up and go attitude of a leader
Energise - Lead, manage and inspire my team
Edge - Maximise my personal edge
Execute - Make things happen
Engage - Stay close to the client