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Purchase Ledger & Expenses Clerk


Job description

We are delighted to be working with a well known national company whose head office functions are based in Milton Keynes. Due to a maternity at the beginning of November our client is looking to recruit someone on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well known company in Milton Keynes where you will be working within a large finance team and working closely with some fantastic people within the team!

The role is being advertised as full time however there is scope for someone to work 4 days a week also if they are looking for part time work too.

The Role

  • Processing of purchase ledger invoices and employee expenses into SAP
  • Liaising with other departments to investigate queries and ensure authorisation of invoices and purchase orders
  • Preparation of 2 monthly purchase ledger and expenses runs for suppliers and employees and related BACS transfers
  • Dealing with colleague and supplier queries
  • Preparation of supplier statement reconciliations
  • Other ad hoc tasks including preparing remittances and making banking/cheque/credit card payments
  • Occasionally working flexible hours to ensure tight deadlines are met

Key Requirements

  • Has a proactive attitude, an open and honest team player-willing to 'muck in' to ensure success of the team as a whole
  • Is numerate with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Has a professional and organised approach and is able to review their own work and take responsibility for end results
  • Is able to prioritise and deliver results to strict deadlines
  • Has excellent problem solving skills with the ability to communicate the results clearly and confidently to colleagues and customers
  • Has a willingness to adapt to the constantly changing needs of the team and the business as a whole
  • • Has a proactive approach to managing a busy workload
  • Has PC Skills in particular Excel, Outlook and Word. Training will be given on our accounting systems

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Administrator (Purchase Ledger)
Up to £20000 per annum
Milton Keynes

Administrator(Purchase ledger)9 - 12 month FTCMilton Keynes£20,000This is an opportunity for an experienced administrator to join a purchase ledger clerk and enjoy processing on invoices.You may have experience in invoicing or you may have an interest in finance and studying towards your AAT and be looking for some more experience. You will be responsible for:Processing around 100 invoices per day,Using SAP to update information accurately.Confident Excel userMatching invoices and delivery notes on a daily basisPrinting invoicesFilingManaging emailsManaging queriesYou must have proven administrative and organisational skills as well as having excellent attention to detail and accuracy.Immediate start If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.


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