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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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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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