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Purchase Ledger Clerk

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This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding AIM listed café chain with stores around the UK and with a head office based in Birmingham.

The candidate will report into the purchase ledger manager and work within a close purchase ledger team. They will build and maintain good supplier and internal relationships.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Management of a portfolio of suppliers accounts
  • Performance of monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Raising payments for suppliers
  • Ensuring the accuracy of the supplier accounts
  • Dealing pro-actively with queries
  • Processing invoices in Sage and on the online ordering system
  • Ensuring all invoices are authorised

Candidate requirements

  • Must have previous experience of working in the purchase ledger function
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written (e-mail)
  • Must have experience of handling difficult situations with suppliers and at the same time maintaining relationships
  • Attention to detail and numerical accuracy is essential
  • Able to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have a proactive attitude and ability to work to deadlines
  • Good IT skills including good Excel skills (lookups, pivots).
  • Previous experience of using Sage 200 Accounts
  • Ideally have experience of dealing with a multi-site retail structure

Other information

The salary range for this position is £18,000 - £21,000 and will be based at the Birmingham head office working 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with free on site parking. Immediate start available for the right candidate.

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