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Purchase Ledger

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: Up to £18500 per annum
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Clerical Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 9MFTC
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2021
  • Job Ref: MAC36496_1619451863

As a Purchase Ledger Assistant, you will be responsible for processing invoices onto both clients' and nominal accounts, maintaining supplier accounts and completing payment runs in line with SRA Accounts Rules, firm's policy and agreed Service Level Agreements (SLA's). Other responsibilities will include dealing with supplier queries and account reconciliations.

What You'll Be Doing;
*Undertake processing of invoices and expert disbursement invoices for the whole organisation, accurately and in line with procedures and within the agreed business SLA's
*Obtain appropriate authorisation for all invoices, and ensure payment is met within terms, firm's policy and is compliant with industry accounts rules.
*Deal with telephone and email enquiries, from internal and external customers and suppliers, to resolution or escalation
*Carry out supplier reconciliations and ensure disputes are resolved or escalated
*Producing reports from supplier data for Senior Management
*Direct Debit processing, ensuring supplier invoices/statements are obtained for posting to minimise unreconciled bank entries
*Understand the roles of colleagues in all areas of Financial Operations, recognising the end to end processing of transactions to be able to work flexibly and deal with, or refer queries in a timely manner

What We're Looking For;
*Strong numeracy skills and an understanding of general book keeping principals
*Ideally experience of operating in a high volume purchase ledger function
*Have a flexible and proactive approach, be able to communicate well with people throughout the organisation

What we can offer you;
*25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
*Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!) - pro rata
*Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working
options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We're committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture.

Additional Information;
As part of the on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete an employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ¬with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.


WFH option

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.