Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk

The Company

Our client is a contractor with offices across the South East. They are looking for a full-time Purchase Ledger Clerk with experience of Sage to join their office near Maidstone.

You will be working within a small group accounts team reporting to the Accounts Manager.
The individual must have prior experience in this role to be able to take on all duties immediately with limited training required.

This is a full-time role, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and they would like someone to join them ASAP.

The Role

As Purchase Ledger Clerk you would be responsible for the whole purchase ledger process from purchase orders through to invoices and reconciliation. You would be required to provide a professional and efficient service providing accurate information to the Accounts Manager and internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
– Maintaining the Purchase Ledger using SAGE Accounting Software
– Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders
– Ensuring that bank account reconciliations are carried out accurately and in a timely manner.
– Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger.
– Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
– Process employee expense receipts
– Reconciling and processing Company credit card statements
– Maintain document filing system.
– Being the first point of contact for all relevant enquiries
– Liaise with correct line managers for invoice authorisation where required
– Maintaining strong relationships with customers and suppliers

Skills:
– Previous experience in a stand-alone purchase ledger role.
– Experience in a manufacturing, engineering, construction business would be beneficial
– Excellent working knowledge of SAGE is essential
– Excellent verbal communication skills with a good telephone manner and professional attitude
– Highly computer literate – competence in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel
– Knowledge of Joblogic would be preferred, but training will be given
– AAT qualified or equivalent
– Good written skills
– Ability to deliver high quality work under pressure and to tight deadlines with accuracy and efficiency when required
– Ability to work without direct supervision and to prioritise workload effectively and also to work as part of a team
– Excellent organisational skills with good attention to detail

Please send your CV to be considered for the role

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Accounts and Administrative Assistant

Accounts and Administrative Assistant

We are working with a leading FMCG business who are seeking an experienced Accounts and Administrative Assistant to join their team.

Based in the rural Kent countryside just South of Maidstone you could join this leading client who have been operational for over 40 years and have a significant market share in the UK.

Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager you will maintain ledgers and bank on a day-to-day basis liaising with suppliers and offering administrative support on their EU programme.
As well as a very competitive salary the client offers an array of excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, medical and dental cover, travel and life insurance, good pension scheme and a discretionary bonus.

Duties
*Maintaining ledgers, spreadsheets to monitor and control EU programme expenditure
*Maintain and reconcile bank accounts
*Coding and processing of purchase invoices and payments
*Prepare and investigate reconciliations for EU claim
*Raise purchase orders including reconciling of pricing and quantity
*Liaison with suppliers, members and personnel of all levels.
*Prepare for grant claims and audits, including assisting in the management of on-site audits
*Respond to queries
*Update fixed asset register on a monthly basis
*Minutes and board document preparation and filing

Requirements
*Experience working in an accounts role previously
*An accounting qualification such as AAT would be preferred
*Exposure to multi-currency accounts is essential, including some foreign exchange knowledge
*Prior experience in an FMCG business required
*Excellent administration and customer service/client management skills is essential
*Keen eye for detail required
*Ability to relate to all personnel at all levels in a professional and credible fashion
*An ability to work with minimum direction using own initiative, with the ability to work under pressure.
*A good working knowledge of Microsoft office
*Good time management skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meet deadlines
*Very good organisational skills

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…