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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
REF: Sm 110419 PLC_1556899688
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Are you a purchase ledger clerk looking to work as part of a fast-paced finance team based in Hemel Hempstead? Our client, a well-recognised local business are looking to add to their team and will require and individual with at least 2/3 years experience working in a similar purchase ledger role.

The Role
* Fast and accurate entry of large volumes of supplier invoices
* Verification of invoices including price and quantity checks
* Collation of all relevant backup documentation and approvals including ensuring costs have been charged on to customers where appropriate
* Preparing reports to monitor open purchase orders and following up with colleagues across the business
* Resolving queries with department managers
* Pro-active management of selected supplier accounts
* Negotiating credits where needed, challenging incorrect invoices and raising queries
* Resolving queries with suppliers and internal contacts
* Reconciliation of supplier accounts to statement
* Preparation of supplier payments within deadlines
* Filing and other administrative duties to support the Purchase Ledger Team Requirements
* Previous Purchase Ledger / Data entry experience in a high volume environment
* Use of MS Office programs - excel, word, outlook
* The ability to work on own initiative and under pressure, with efficiency and accuracy
* A personable individual with excellent administration and organisation skills
* Confident, possessing an excellent telephone manner with clear and concise communication

Excellent communication and organisational skills will be essential for this role and the ideal candidate will be someone who can really come in and hit the ground running. This is a business with an excellent reputation within their sector and staff development is one of their key company values.

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