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Purchase Ledger Clerk

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description to charlottehubbard@shieldservicesgroup.com

 

 

Established in 1979, Shield Environmental Services has become one of the largest national service providers in the environmental service sector. We have grown steadily over the years and have constantly adapted to meet the demands and changing practises of the sectors we work with. However, some things have never changed and we believe that our success is based upon our original core principal of exceptional customer care. We feel honoured to have many long-standing relationships with our clients, many of whom we have been working with for years.

Shield Environmental Services Limited is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

An opportunity has arisen for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our Head Office in Bristol as soon as possible. The purpose of this role is to deliver accurate ledgers, working within creditor and debtor payment and collection parameters and providing insightful management information for both working capital forecast and ledger analytics. The role is 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure Purchase Ledger processes are efficiently and accurately managed within Company guidelines and timeframes
  • Resolve Purchase Ledger queries by proactively communicating with branches & suppliers
  • Processing and matching of supplier invoices
  • Answer phones in a timely manner and stamp daily post
  • Process and pay weekly employee expenses within company and tax guidelines (holiday cover)
  • Set up and manage new supplier accounts
  • Check email accounts on a daily basis
  • Complete monthly reconciliation of supplier statements and resolve variances as required
  • Weekly invoice filing and scanning when required
  • Ensure all processing is completed within month-end deadlines

Qualifications and experience:

  • Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable experience
  • Suitable Excel skills
  • Accurate and able to build relationships at all levels

Other qualities and requirements:

  • Personable/confident – able to communicate with all levels, verbal and written
  • Previous experience of purchase ledger – Sage experience preferable
  • IT literate
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Meticulous approach as high volume of detailed work

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description to charlottehubbard@shieldservicesgroup.com

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