Purchase Ledger Clerk - 6 month contract

Posted 15 June 2023
Salary £24000 - £28000 per annum
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarry Horsley

Job description

Are you a skilled accounting professional seeking a dynamic opportunity with a highly profitable and internationally renowned manufacturing company? We are excited to announce a 6-month fixed-term contract position for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist with our client.

Join this dedicated finance team and contribute to the seamless financial operations of a global leader in the manufacturing industry.

This company is a trailblazing manufacturing company that has gained a reputation for excellence through innovation and top-tier product quality. With a widespread international presence, they continue to set new standards in their field. As they navigate through an exciting period of growth, they are seeking an accomplished Accounts Payable Specialist to support their finance team in maintaining accurate financial records and contributing to the company's continued success.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Process a high volume of accounts payable transactions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Match invoices to purchase orders, verify pricing, quantities, and terms.
  • Reconcile discrepancies and liaise with internal departments and suppliers as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, as well as regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing activities related to accounts payable.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve any issues affecting the accounts payable process.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Proven experience as an Accounts Payable Specialist, preferably in a manufacturing or international setting.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in relevant accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with internal stakeholders and external vendors.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities and a proactive attitude.

  • £24,000 - £28,000
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Exposure to a global manufacturing environment.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with a diverse and talented finance team.
  • Valuable experience with a leading company in the industry.
  • Potential for contract extension based on performance and company needs.
If you are an adaptable, detail-oriented Accounts Payable Specialist with a proven track record of success, and if you're ready to make a meaningful contribution to a highly profitable and internationally acclaimed manufacturing company, please feel free to apply.