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Purchase Ledger Specialist

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, Salary Negotiable
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-314296

I am currently working with a young and vibrant Not For Profit Organisation who are currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Specialist to come on and join their finance team. This candidate needs to have have worked within this role in a sole capacity in their previous position and also working within a Not For Profit Organisation.  With a great benefits package this is not an opportunity to miss out on!

The Role

  • Process invoices and expense claims in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring that they are appropriately coded and authorised
  • Process the weekly BACS payment run and foreign payment run, entering bank details as necessary.
  • Reconcile the bank accounts on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare a simple cashflow forecast to ensure that sufficient funds are held to cover short term needs.
  • Regularly review  the Aged Creditors listing and action as necessary to resolve any outstanding balances . 
  • Ensure that documentation is filed correctly both electronically and in paper form. 
  • Investigate any incorrectly coded and authorised invoices and expense claims with payment requesters and/ or authorisers/ budget holders as appropriate .
  • Ensure that expense claims are made in accordance with the approved travel policy. 
  • Ensure awareness of compliance requirements by different funders and ensure that expenditure is line with those requirements.
  • Ensure that company credit card claims are up-to-date and correctly approved and processed. 
  • Respond to queries concerning invoicing, expense claims and payments.
  • Provide sufficient information as required for trade credit applications and other basic queries as appropriate.
  • Support the use of purchase order, including following-up on differences and unused PO numbers.
  • Consider how improvements can be made to procedures for processing transactions, reporting and any other issues which would contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness 
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