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Purchase Ledger Clerk – (Knutsford-based) TGJOB-02-0822

Posted: 12th August 2022

Terry Group is seeking a full-time self-motivated Purchase Ledger Clerk to work at its Knutsford-based head office.  Training for the AAT qualification or AAT qualified is preferred, but not essential.  Intermediate level Microsoft skills (Excel and Word) preferable.

The Role

You will be working within a friendly but busy team who support each other to meet internal and external deadlines as well as building up relationships with our suppliers and customers alike. As a team we are very focussed on continually improving our processes and to help this along, the business is in a transition phase with regards to moving towards Business Central in Microsoft Dynamics so you will be part of this move.

Your core role will be to provide a professional and efficient service to the finance function, monitoring how much is owed at all times and providing accurate information to enable cash flow forecasting and reporting.

Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Training for the AAT qualification or AAT qualified is preferred, but not essential
  • Basic Microsoft skills: Excel and Word. Intermediate level is preferable. Training on in-house systems can be gained through in-house training programmes.
  • Sage Accounts
  • Organisational skills, time management skills, attention to detail, following and
    reviewing procedures,
  • Ability to work as an individual, to be self-motivated as well as being able to work as
    part of team are key to this role.

Key Responsibilities

Core responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Matching, checking and coding purchase invoices
  • Processing job invoices from sub-contractors
  • Obtaining NIC’s and Build Documentation from sub-contractors
  • Preparing supplier payments
  • Preparing payment / CIS remittances
  • Processing expenses
  • Processing credit card expenditure
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Managing petty cash
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant supplier enquiries
  • Customers – processing credit card payments
  • Maintaining and improving relationships with customers, suppliers and all
  • Liaise and update Line Manager with regards to work load and any issues
  • To provide a continuous cover of tasks, training will be provided on other accounts
    tasks as and when required
  • Awareness of GDPR and good practice which includes a tidy desk policy

We offer:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 22 days holiday per year plus statutory bank holidays and birthday
  • 2 years’ death-in-service benefit from first day of employment to age 65
  • 39 hour working week
  • Length of service is rewarded with additional days annual leave

Who we are

Terry Group Ltd is a British engineering company trading as Terry Lifts with over 50 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and installation of lift solutions. Currently converting its suite of in-house systems to Microsoft (MS) Dynamics 365: Business Central & CRM.

How to apply for the role of purchase ledger clerk:

For vacancy TGJOB-02-0822 please complete an application form and an equality and diversity form.

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