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Purchase Ledger Supervisor

£22k - £25k

Job description

Ascendant Recruitment are working closely with a local firm in Milton Keynes. This company is fun, friendly energetic and all round a great place to work. Due to maternity leave our client is looking to recruit an experienced purchase ledger manager on a 12 month FTC to start immediately.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years AP experience and 2 years in a supervisory role. You must also be able to work in a fast paced environment and possess strong advanced excel skills.


  • Manage day to day activity of the Purchase Ledger Support team
  • Provide cover for the Senior Accounts Administrator and support to Accounts Administrators
  • Code Invoices, post and obtain approval
  • Resolve queries/disputes with suppliers in a timely manner
  • Reconciliation/tidy of aged creditors for the group
  • Prepare regular payments for suppliers and post onto system
  • Send out supplier payment remittances and ensuring payments allocated correctly.
  • Maintain payment schedule
  • Prepare accommodation analysis - ensuring monthly accruals and prepayments are accurate, posting of journals, raising queries, and ensuring deadline for completion is met
  • Analyse overhead costs by supplier at month end and ensure accurate prepayments and accruals are made, including following up of missing invoices
  • Complete Rent, Rates and Service charge schedule monthly and post the relevant prepayments and accruals
  • Complete electricity schedule and post the relevant accruals where needed based on meter readings provided by facilities team
  • Maintain rental deposit account, ensuring deposit refunds are being chased effectively and account reconciled monthly.
  • Escalate invoice queries where purchase ledger support are struggling to resolve in a timely manner
  • Ensure the query spreadsheet for cost queries is updated weekly and email across to the relevant teams.
  • Update candidate P11D data each month
  • Oversee management of the accounts payable mailbox and ensure it is being maintained
  • Liaise with credit control with refunds made for payables but paid to the receivables account. Transfer from Sales Ledger to Purchase ledger where necessary

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