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Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Location:

    Oldbury, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £24000 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Description

We have partnered with an established business in the property industry who are looking to grow their accounts team in the form of a Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable clerk. You will joining a small and personable team working from a fantastic office based in Oldbury, West midlands.

The Role
The purpose of the role is to process the day-to-day purchase invoices of the company, dealing with suppliers and payment of invoices and be involved in the preparation and delivery of reports internally. There will also be responsibility for our utility contracts across the property portfolio.
Duties & Responsibilities
The basic duties and responsibilities to be undertaken by the Accounts Administrator - Purchase Ledger will consist of those listed below. However, this job outline is not intended to be an exhaustive list, but to indicate the main responsibilities of the post. It will be reviewed periodically to take account of changes and developments in business needs and may be modified at any time, after full consultation with the post-holder. Training will be provided where appropriate.

In addition, duties may be varied from time to time dependent upon current and evolving office workload and staffing levels, and assistance may be requested to cover periods of absence within the accounts team. Staff are required to be flexible and the Company reserves the right to alter such fixed hours and location of work as may be considered necessary to the smooth operation of the business.

Main Duties

  • Checking and posting purchase invoices onto the ledger
  • Processing BACS runs
  • Answer supplier's phone calls/emails - maintain accounts email
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Help manage utilities across the property portfolio including checking invoices, coding, speaking to utility providers to deal with queries and negotiating contract renewals
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Petty cash reconciliations
  • Credit Card reconciliations
  • Preparation of service charge reconciliations

Other Duties
In order to develop a good degree of flexibility within the accounts team, the incumbent will be expected to develop an understanding of and to assist with Accounts Receivable / Management Accounts: invoicing tenants, maintaining debtors, posting journals, managing cashbook etc.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent communications Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Self-starter able to manage own workload

In addition to a very competitive salary, study support will also be offered to the successful candidate should they require!

For more information on this fantastic opportunity, please apply or contact Ben Worsley -


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