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Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £21000 - £230000 per annum
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Clerical Temp
  • Contact Email: sheffield@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 16 December 2020
  • Job Ref: MAC36025_1605544376


***Purchase Ledger Clerk***

A long standing manufacturer based in Sheffield is looking for an experienced Purchase Ledger clerk to join the team on a 6 month contract to provide support to the current AP Manager.

The business has, and continues to go through a period of transition which has created the initial temporary opportunity, with the position to potentially go permanent.

All applicants must have had experience in processing electronic invoices and be comfortable using V Look Ups and Pivot Tables with Excel.

The right candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and demonstrate where they have dealt with the full process of purchase ledger, resolves complex queries and dealt with challenging clients.

Initially this role will be working from home. Training will be provided via Microsoft Teams, however the successful candidate must have the drive and be comfortable with working on their own

Other duties will include:

*Supplier Statement Reconciliation (Offline/Excel) and control review
*Master Data Management and Bank Detail Verification
*Legal Issue Management
*Supplier Payments/Payment Run Preparation
*Standing Order Mandates / Direct Debit Management
*Actively drive Accounts Payable end to end process improvements to move to best practice.
*Provide information and recommendations to the AP Manager to develop and implement new services/policies/procedures for Accounts Payable.
*Provide a core service to support the supplier experience through the accurate and efficient development of our AP teams.
*Ensure all suppliers are paid to agreed terms, maximising credit available to the company.
*Provide support to the management team in the delivery of ad hoc projects/activities.
*Support the finance team with training, development and alignment to SSC Goals, objectives and initiatives

Experience Required:
1.Demonstrable in-depth knowledge understanding of End to End P2P process in an ERP system
2.Knowledge of other core finance end to end business processes in an ERP system
3.Experience with Kerridge is also desirable
4.Business/finance experience
5.Strong business analytical skills
6.Demonstrable ability to engage and manage different level stakeholders and multicultural audience/s through superior communication and presentation skills.
7.Advanced Excel knowledge

Full time, Monday to Friday
37.5 hours

£21k - £23k depending on experience


Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

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.