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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Purchase Ledger Clerk Overview - 37.5 hours pw. Hybrid role working 2 days in Chesterfield and 3 days from home

At Gi Group Holding we want to make the world of work a more sustainable and enjoyable place for everyone. From HR to Finance, our team is made up of talented people with different skills who come together to transform the recruitment industry and change lives for the better. Join us and you will enjoy the freedom, support and opportunities that come with being part of a global business.

Reporting into the Transaction Processing Manager you will be accountable for the whole purchase ledger process, from purchase orders through to invoices and reconciliation. You will provide an indispensable service to the finance team, underpinning the wider financial stability of the business through our robust processes and systems.

Purchase Ledger Clerk Responsibilities (not limited to)

  • Processing of invoices and credits ensuring relevant authorisation levels are adhered to
  • Matching invoices to Purchase orders and raising queries re mismatches
  • Dealing with and resolving supplier queries
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Scanning of invoices
  • Ensuring payments to suppliers are made in a timely manner in accordance with agreed terms
  • Preparing and transmitting BACS payment runs
  • Payment allocation following BACS run
  • Generate and release remittance advices
  • Direct Debit and Standing Order allocations
  • Regular Creditor Report reviews
  • Use of On-line Billing Portals to retrieve information
  • Expense processing
  • Manual payment requests
  • Monitor in-box and action emails daily

Purchase Ledger Clerk Skills

  • Must be able to demonstrate that they have had previous purchase ledger experience
  • A good knowledge of basic IT and intermediate Excel skills
  • An excellent telephone manner and is able to act calm under pressure or in difficult supplier conversations
  • Knowledge of Navision would be beneficial
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Gi Group iCIMS is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Job Reference: 702714564-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Gi Group
    Gi Group
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £24,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent