Purchase Ledger Clerk

England, West Yorkshire, Wakefield
£16000 - £18000 per annum
04 Jan 2018
18 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
An expanding SME based near Wakefield are currently recruiting for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their expanding team. The dedicated team have a desire to exceed customers' expectations and truly stand out from the corporate crowd and this has been pivotal to the company's on-going success. The company are going from strength to strength in terms of growth, making this a very exciting place to be.

Main Responsibilities:

The successful candidate's duties will include, but are not limited to:

- Matching invoices to PO's
- Coding and posting of purchase invoices
- Receiving invoice authorisation from departmental managers
- Invoice query resolution
- Assisting with the production of weekly and monthly payment runs for authorisation
- Ad-hoc month end projects to assist with the production of management accounts
- Assist with recording and checking of employee expenses
- Petty cash management
- Processing payments (bank transfers/debit cards only - no cash)
- Requirement to work one evening per week until c7:30pm - no weekend working

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, confident individual looking for a sound platform on which to build their career within this exciting and progressive private company.

Principal Challenges/Difficulties:

Working in a very fast paced and, at times, challenging environment the successful candidate will be expected to assist with payment collection and customer assistance at very busy times.

Education and Experience:

Previous experience of Quickbooks advantageous
Experience of working with Excel essential

Personal Characteristics Required:

With daily customer communication both face to face and over the phone, the successful candidate will have proven purchase ledger/accounts payable experience within a high-volume environment, alongside a proven ability to work to tight deadlines and strong IT skills. Excellent attention to detail is essential.

Career Path:

On leaving this position, a job that would be considered a promotion is:

Assistant FC

The Offer:

The successful candidate will receive;

- Profit related bonus subject to company achieving targets
- Private Medical Insurance after a qualifying period
- Pension Scheme & Life Assurance
- Access to staff rewards & discounts programme; Perkbox

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