Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Working for a respected membership association and leading UK independent testing, research and consultancy organisation, from HQ in Bracknell, Berkshire. This organisation are renowned as the benchmark in quality in construction/engineering and clients can be assured of an independent approach and authoritative reputation. Their wide range of services help companies improve the design, build and operation of buildings. 

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The Purchase Ledger Clerk job itself where you will maintain the Purchase Ledger for the group ensuring all invoices owed are recorded accurately and paid within the correct timeframes.

More specifically:

• Process purchase orders in accordance with the current ISO9001 procedure • Resolve purchase order inquiries • Process invoices and pass all invoices to relevant authorisers • Update ledgers with authorised invoices • Check and reconcile supplier statements • Set up new supplier accounts in accordance with the current ISO9001 procedure • Pay suppliers via BACS and cheques • File purchase orders, invoices and statements • Undertake purchase ledger month-end and reconciliation • Take ‘Ownership’ of the ledger, ensuring that any issues are progressed/escalated appropriately • Process Costing sheets (monthly costings) for all sections for completed projects • Undertake daily cash reporting and posting • Monthly Intercompany Reconciliations • Ad hoc analysis as required • Identification and implementation of process improvements • Contribute to new projects in department • Assist with Payroll • Provide holiday and sickness cover for other team members

This is an office-based job with working pattern of 37 hours per week: Mon – Thursday 8.30 am-5 pm and on Friday 8.30 am-4.30 pm

You will have

To be successful as Purchase Ledger Clerk you will be a highly credible individual with the ability to build trust and rapport with key stakeholders across the business, as well as with external clients. Plus you will possess a healthy mix of the following: 

• Working knowledge of Finance administration and bookkeeping procedures • Working knowledge of all aspects of Accounts payable – previous purchase ledger experience is essential • Knowledge of DIMENSIONS system is preferable • Clear & Concise Communicator – both verbal & written. Ability to understand and influence those around them. • Ability to engage in effective work-related communication at multiple levels with various stakeholders • Computer Literate - Proficient in Microsoft Office • Attention to detail is critical • Strong time management skills • Process Improvement mindset • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload mostly without supervision • Ability to remain calm under pressure whilst working to and meeting required deadlines • A good “team-player”

You will get

As Purchase Ledger Clerk you will enjoy a competitive salary of £23K-£25K + Package

Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life Assurance – 4 times annual gross reference salary (after confirmation), 26 Annual Holidays (pro-rata) and additional 8 Bank Holidays.

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To Purchase Ledger Clerk by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk 


30 November 2021
Office Support
England, Bracknell
£23K-£25K + Package

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