Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Tattenhall

Reference: SM0158

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £16,000.00

Maximum Salary: £19,000.00

Qualifications: • Proficient in using IT, including Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and accounts software. • Effective organisational skills to appropriately prioritise invoice entry and comply with agreed supplier payment terms.


I am currently recruiting for my client who are based just outside Chester in a lovely rural setting, access to your own vehicle may be good! The company are very successful and well established being able to offer the successful candidate a secure working environment, where the team are all hard working and friendly, this is an open plan office with the wider finance team too. There is the need to bring onboard a permanent accounts payable (AP) / purchase ledger clerk to join the AP team. This role would suit someone who has minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

 Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Purchase invoice input into the company accounting system and matching to purchase orders received from             depots.
  • Processing of supplier payments for weekly and month end BACs runs.
  • Completion of supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Inputting in to the Planned Preventative Maintenance invoice log sheet, a key source of information for                        accountants and management.
  • Covering the answering of switchboard telephones, daily post, presentational binding when required.
  • Other ad-hoc finance tasks to supply key information to the finance and management teams.

 

Key Skills:

 

  • Proficient in using IT, including Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and accounts software.
  • Effective organisational skills to appropriately prioritise invoice entry and comply with agreed supplier payment terms.

 

Key Qualities:

  • Comfortable in communicating to suppliers and Great Bear personnel at all levels and with different departments of the business, building relationships that will facilitate fulfilment of purchase ledger requirements. Telephone conversations with various off-site depot staff will form a significant part of the information flow for this role.
  • Good team-player with a hands-on approach, the drive to see tasks through to completion and meet all deadlines set.
  • Well organised and manage time effectively.
  • An enquiring mind that isn’t afraid to question and take initiative, looking for constant development and improvement of procedures. Ensuring areas of potential problems are identified and reported to responsible Management Accountants for investigation.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Desire to suggest improvements to current processes.

 

 The role would suit someone who is looking for their next long term position, within a highly regarded organisation.  

 

Hours – 8.30am – 5pm (1 hour lunch)

Salary – Competitive

Pension

Potential AAT study support for the right candidate

Gym membership paid

 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and looking for your next long term role please apply to be considered for the shortlist.