Purchase Ledger Clerk

Specific Location
Peterborough

Division
BDW Cambridgeshire

Hours of Work
Full Time

Brand
Barratt David Wilson

Contract Type
Full-time

Closing Date
29 June 2018

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Our Finance teams, don’t just process numbers, it’s about collecting vital information which informs decisions and drives our business. As such, it’s at the heart of our commerciality.

We hold Finance in high regard as a pivotal driver in our continued success and performance, so if you enjoy working in a front-line, operational function where your work is highly valued and impacts visibly on our people and business, this could be your kind of place. 

 

Purpose: To facilitate the smooth handling of invoices

 

Responsible to:  Finance Manager/Accountant

 

Responsibilities:

         

  • Process invoices (supply and sub-contractors) in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure accurate accounting for VAT, subcontractors tax and CITB payments as appropriate
  • Match purchase orders to invoices and GRNs as appropriate
  • Prepare and authorise invoices for payment taking into consideration Divisional cash flow requirements
  • Labour only input as applicable
  • Process utility bills and confirm meter readings
  • Ensure all data entry is completed within deadlines
  • Deal with queries from suppliers / subcontractors / divisional surveyors and accountants as and when required
  • Liaise with site managers, suppliers, buyers to resolve invoice queries or to obtain missing documentation
  • Assist with ad hoc analysis or other appropriate admin duties as and when required
  • General administration, e.g. filing, photocopying, post handling
  • Monthly statement reconciliations
  • Preparation of new supplier account forms
  • Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.

 

Personal characteristics / qualifications and skills:

 

  • IT literate, with a sound working knowledge of MS Excel and relevant finance systems
  • Numerate, with good organisation and administration skills
  • Self–disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities
  • Able to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure
  • Team player, supportive of departmental colleagues
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external

 

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Money purchase pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible Benefits
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