L.K. Bennett

Purchase Ledger

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Job Type
Permanent

L.K.Bennett is looking for an organised individual that works well under pressure and has the ability to communicate at all levels, to join the finance team and support the Senior Accounts Assistant as necessary. This individual will understand the business of retail and will have previous Purchase Ledger experience.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Invoices

  • Manage flow of invoices from suppliers, received both by post and by email
  • Post invoices in Sun accounts ensuring the correct codes and cost centres are used
  • Match invoices to purchase orders
  • Obtain authorisation for invoices ensuring that financial controls are adhered to
  • Work with Management Accounts team to ensure that costs are correctly accounted for

Payments

  • Liaise with Financial Controller to plan and agree supplier cash flow strategy
  • Pay suppliers in accordance with agreed terms
  • Secure all prompt payment discounts
  • Prepare payments (BACs, bank transfer, cheque) and remittance advices
  • Allocate payments to invoices

Suppliers

  • Develop good relationships with key suppliers protecting the position of the company
  • Reconcile supplier statements to Sun accounts to ensure the correct liabilities are recognised
  • Investigate and resolve queries with suppliers liaising with them directly or with internal staff as appropriate
  • Review Aged Creditors report weekly
  • Support Financial Controller with Month End and Year End reporting requirements

Other

  • Support Senior Accounts Assistant as necessary
  • Ad Hoc reports and reconciliations as required

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Understanding of a Retail business
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels across the business
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Determination to stay in control of the workload

APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE 14/10/16* - ONLY APPLICATIONS WITH CV's ATTACHED WILL BE CONSIDERED - PLEASE NO AGENCIES 

*any applications received after this date may not be considered