Accounts Payable Assistant (Mat Cover)

  • £22,000-£25,000
  • Work From Home
  • Cobb & Jones Recruitment

Purchase Ledger Clerk (MAT COVER) | West Kent | £22,000 - £25,000

A well established and successful Kent business are seeking to appoint a Purchase Ledger Clerk to strengthen their accounts function on a maternity cover contract until the end of January 2022. Acting as a key member of the finance team, this individual will be responsible for the purchase ledger function, which will include some of the following tasks:

• Ensure all supplier invoices are authorised

• Raise & issue Purchase Order numbers

• Track open Purchase Orders and provide details for monthly accrual

• Preparation of twice monthly payment runs for authorisation

• Chase and obtain invoices for DD payments taken and setup methods of receiving invoices in the future prior to DD’s being taken

• Investigate and resolve queries effectively and efficiently via the telephone and email

• Build strong relationships across the group with the operations centres for each company

• Reconcile supplier accounts periodically to identify missing invoices

• Reconcile Petty Cash sheets with receipts

• Reconcile Company Credit Card Statement with receipts

• Review and input employee expenses

• Adhoc duties as required

The ideal candidate will have proven purchase ledger experience, have worked with purchase order numbers, good communication skills and excellent attention to detail. Candidates should be available to start a role at short notice and be happy to commit to the duration of the assignment.

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