Senior Purchase Ledger

Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk


Full time

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, hardworking Purchase Ledger Clerk to work as part of a small team in central Birmingham.

You must have at least 5 years’ experience running a purchase ledger or assisting to run a purchase ledger.

Basic duties will include:

  • Stamping, coding invoices and matching suppliers’ orders to invoices
  • Processing at least 1200 a month
  • Liaising with Engineers and Suppliers on any queries and notifying non-payments.
  • Chase outstanding orders from Engineers
  • Invoice Filing
  • Distributing invoices for approval
  • Passing invoices once approved
  • Reconciling supplier accounts to statements
  • Paying within specific payment terms
  • Running payments and importing into bank software
  • Procurement
  • Helping with various reception duties, e.g. answering the phone, greeting visitors.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good understanding of the importance of nominal codes
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office systems
  • Experience of working in a purchase ledger role within the accounts department
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Assisting departments with queries
  • Decision-making skills
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritise and organise work schedules
  • Accuracy

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the construction industry, particularly in the mechanical and electrical sector.

Full training will be given on the Accounts packages.

Salary depending on experience

Hours of work are:

08.30 – 17.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.30 – 16.00 Fridays

25 days annual leave plus the normal statuary holidays.

Immediate start available, please attached a copy of your CV if you are interested in applying.

Job Information

Job Reference: HM/BHAM/PERM_1549894288
Salary From: £20000
Salary To: £26000
Job Industries: Accountancy
Job Locations: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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