Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
Howarth Morris Ltd
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Nov 2016
Closes
25 Dec 2016
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to work for one of Europe's leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul products. My client is based in South Manchester, they offers flexible working hours and the opportunity to progress internally. You will be reporting directly into the Team Manager, were you will manage and control the purchase ledger, processing and paying purchase invoices and completing supplier statement reconciliation as well support the Finance team.Key aspects of the role will include:• Timely processing of supplier invoices via OCR, Manual match or concise document entry.• Resolution of product or carriage variance which falls outside of agreed tolerance. • Investigation of Quantity received discrepancies (POD). • Daily monitoring and investigation of personal workflow. • Prioritisation of workload to achieve agreed targets • Ensure correct authorisation is received for any non-matching invoices and educate relevant branch of the correct process for future instances. • Resolve any on stop accounts as highest priority and set actions in place to prevent the situation from arising again. • Liaise monthly with Suppliers to ensure resolution of External queries is prompt and efficient from both parties, Arrange meetings with any suppliers who don't comply. • Attend Monthly meetings with Line Manager to give updates on all accounts and discuss any problems which may require assistance or any training required. • Regional managers/Central Buyers to be consulted on any problematic Supplier accounts. • Check statements which are not reconciled monthly. • Create and Develop relationships with internal and external customers • Provide cover for absentee team members. • Any other Ad-hoc requests. Required Experience/Skills • Ability to work well under pressure • Ability to build good relationships with Internal & External customers. • Commercially aware • Team player but able to work on own initiative. • Analytical mindset • Positive attitude to change• Good level of Excel knowledgeThis is an exciting opportunity to join a stable company which offers employees tremendous support to flourish in their career! For more information on this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible as my client is keen to short list ASAP

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