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Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Commerce & Industry, Finance & Accountancy

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  • Consultant:

    Maz Williams

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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I am currently assisting a fantastic client with recruitment of a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk in Newcastle.


Key responsibilities

  • To support the department in completing all relevant tasks on time
  • Ensure all communication - email and telephone - is handled in professional, timely manner
  • Support the weekly payment run to ensure the team own all relevant tasks, and that issues are resolved ahead of the payment run
  • To take on responsibility for closing out proforma invoices issues, including receipt of VAT invoice
  • Monitor team performance in setting up new vendors to ensure set up is completed in line with expected payment dates
  • To support the team in completing monthly supplier statement reconciliations, and report the performance via KPI
  • Carry out monthly review of GRNI
  • Manage aged creditor report and capture as KPI
  • Carry out all ad hoc requests

What you'll be able to demonstrate:

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience of working in a high-volume invoice processing environment.
  • Previous, demonstrable experience in a Team Leader or Management role
  • Experience in VAT treatment of invoices.
  • Highly numerate with excellent IT skills; particularly MS Excel and Word with a high level of both spoken and written English.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a drive for problem solving.
  • Exposure to working with foreign currency and international supplier.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with motivation to maintain and develop internal and external relationships.
  • Experience of stock accounting (multiple products, brands & SKUs) is desirable

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Generous staff discount
  • Eye-test vouchers
  • Cycle-to-work scheme


For more information please contact Maz Williams at Sellick Partnership Newcastle


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