Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
Axon Moore Group Ltd
Location
Chester
Salary
19000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Outstanding Axon Moore exclusive opportunity to join a highly regarded Property business as a Purchase Ledger Clerk, based in the Chester area.

Reporting to the Purchase Ledger Supervisor, your role will cover the following;

- Daily scanning of invoices and expense claims on to the system and review of documents to ensure images are correct and the quality is in accordance with HMRC requirements
- Process approximately 350 - 400 purchase invoices per week
- Ensure all invoices are coded correctly in line with agreed coding guidelines
- Match invoices to electronically raised purchase orders
- Ensure all invoices are appropriately authorised either electronically or manually in accordance with the agreed approvals matrix before being paid
- Review and manage Purchase Ledger electronic tasks on a daily basis
- Ensure the treatment of VAT is correct to reduce potential adjustments to the VAT return
- Ensure invoices are correctly treated under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
- Prepare the monthly CIS return, review to ensure accurate recording of CIS tax deducted from each contractor and submit the monthly CIS return in accordance with HMRC deadlines
- Reconcile supplier statements to the Purchase Ledger system every month
- Deal with suppliers and staff re. purchase order, invoice and payment queries, in a timely and professional manner
- Process weekly BACs and cheque payment runs in accordance with agreed timetables
- Carry out and adhere to Purchase Ledger control procedures
- Process and reconcile monthly credit card statements (approx. 80 - 100) ensuring costs are coded correctly and recorded in the correct accounting period
- Create new supplier accounts after carrying out all necessary verification checks ensuring the agreed 1 day timescale is adhered to
- Review and follow up debit balances to clear within a 1 month timeframe
- Transfer Property and Purchase Ledger daybooks and reconcile to the General Ledger on a daily basis

To be considered, you must have gained extensive purchase ledger experience and enjoy working in a fast paced, busy environment where a strong team focus is present. You should have excellent interpersonal skills, be extremely reliable backed with high integrity and a strong work ethic. You will be required to be highly proficient with Microsoft applications, in particular Outlook Word and Excel as well as experience of using an automated Purchase Ledger System/s. Opportunities for progression exist and you will enjoy an enviable working environment, competitive salary and excellent benefits. This is a fast moving position so apply now for immediate consideration.

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