Purchase Ledger Clerk


Posted: 06/05/2022

Hemel Hempstead

Full time

The Optionis Group is one of the UK’s most successful professional services companies, and we are looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our growing Finance department. As a Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will be given full training as well as the opportunity to study for a professional qualification such as AAT.

The Purchase Ledger Clerk will report into our Purchase Ledger Manager and assist the finance teams which support all of the brands within the Optionis Group. Responsibilities will include but won’t be limited to:

  • Receiving, opening, logging & processing invoices within 72 hours
  • Getting department approval & checking against budget for all invoices
  • For invoices in query chase at least once a week including PLM, notify PLM if invoice not approved close to due date
  • Mailboxes to be checked daily – All emails to be acknowledged within 48 hours & replied to within 72 hours to advise action
  • Filing all paperwork, keeping to data protections clear desk policy
  • Providing PLM with summaries and notifying them to pay due invoices on time
  • Contacting creditors with questions or concerns about invoices
  • Contacting creditors for statements of accounts to check all records are up to date
  • Checking invoices are received when expected, chasing for copies if not received on time
  • Completing Aged Creditor report twice monthly, adding comments
  • Processing high volumes of expenses on a weekly basis and checking claims against the expense policy
  • Completing ADHOC finance tasks, payments, and emails
  • Covering for PLM when needed

The ideal applicant will have the following experience/ skills:

  • Experience within a transactional finance role is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of accounts payable and purchase ledger is highly desirable
  • A relevant University degree is highly desirable
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software is highly desirable
  • A personable individual with excellent communication skills and a great attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

What you get in return:

    • Your Flexibility’ – we give our staff the ability to choose the way in which they work, be that fully from home, in one of our network of UK offices or in an arrangement mixing the best of both.
    • Industry leading career development and access to a fully supported Professional Qualification Scheme
    • 23 days holiday per year, rising to a maximum of 28 days (excluding bank holidays)
    • Your birthday off
    • The option to buy and sell holiday
    • Exclusive Discounts & Offers from 100’s of Retailers with the UK’s Leading Benefits Platform
    • Private Medical Insurance & Dental Insurance
    • Company pension scheme
    • Company car scheme
    • Wellbeing benefits including discounted gym membership, in-house mental health support, mindfulness resources and confidential support 24/7

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