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Location Chelmsford
Closing date 31/08/2016

Purchase Ledger Clerk, Lookers Divisional Accounts, Chelmsford

Job Role: As part of the Accounts team you will be required to work to set procedures on daily, weekly and monthly cycles, liaising with the Accountants and Line Managers.

Main responsibilities:

  • Delivering excellent customer service and striving to push standards ever higher
  • Check all received invoices and ensure that they match purchase orders
  • Report discrepancies to the relevant departmental manager
  • Register and scan all invoices received and distribute them for authorisation and coding or verification
  • Pass all authorised and coded invoices on a timely basis
  • Produce and distribute follow up lists as necessary
  • Liaise with managers on a regular basis, building strong relationships
  • Reconcile all purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements on a monthly basis
  • Basic administrative duties as and when required

Key Abilities and Skills:

  • Detail-orientated with a systematic approach to work
  • Training in Kerridge/DMS software preferred
  • Computer literate inc. Microsoft Office
  • Can learn to work with new software quickly and efficiently
  • Organised; can handle conflicting demands
  • Meets deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Exemplary communications skills
  • Discreet with confidential and sensitive information
  • Can work successfully in pressurised situations
  • Previous purchase ledger experience preferred but not essential

Interested? Please send your current CV and covering letter to Tina Goodman, Head of Operational Finance, at

Closing Date: 31st August 2016