Purchase Ledger Clerk - 6 month FTC - York

Accountancy - Non Qualified
Ref: 288 Date Posted: Monday 20 Sep 2021
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Optimum Recruitment Group are working exclusively with a well-established business in York City Centre who are looking to appoint a temporary Purchase Ledger Assistant on a fixed term contract initially for 6 months.  The role would suit an experienced PL/Accounts Administrator who is task orientated with strong IT and excel skills.  You must be a quick learner, have excellent attention to detail, and be someone looking to commit for the duration of the contract.

The purchase ledger assistant is responsible for processing supplier invoices, reconciling supplier accounts and providing information for payment batches on a timely basis and in an accurate manner, in accordance with company terms.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring that purchase ledger transactions are processed and carry out month end accounting procedures efficiently ensuring accounting records are up to date.
  • Communicate to line management ideas for improvement, aimed at enhancing performance and efficiency at company, team and personal levels.
  • Check accuracy of accruals to contracts.
  • Manage own supplier accounts and be the main contact for queries and dealing with outcomes.
  • Process high volume of invoices ensuring all invoices are allocated to reflect accurate costs.
  • Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are carried out.
  • Checking of supplier invoices as received, investigating and resolving variances from accrued amounts.
  • Managing a selection of supplier accounts and ensuring that invoices are entered accurately on a timely basis and paid to company terms.
  • Preparation of invoices ready for payment.
  • Manage supplier accruals for month end deadline.
  • General accounts administration and non-routine payment processing.
  • Support the Sales Ledger Assistant where required.

Immediate start - salary up to £25k.