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Accounts Payable

  • Location: Newport, City of Newport, Wales
  • Salary: Up to £10.5 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Part-qualified & Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Stephanie Grainger
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 August 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009529_1626349905

Purchase Ledger Clerk

6-month contract

£10.50 per hour PAYE

Cedar are currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a technology business on an interim basis.

Location- Newport, South Wales


  • Review of Purchase Requisitions, ensuring any spending outside of budgets is justified and authorised.
  • Match purchase invoices received to purchase orders, code and process the invoices, and gain the relevant invoice approvals through Finance systems.
  • Review supplier statements along with the aged creditors on a weekly basis to ensure invoices are being paid within credit terms and follow up on any outstanding invoices with the relevant approver.
  • Prepare payment runs for the Manager, Finance to approve and enter into the online banking system.
  • Assist the Finance Team with inputting supplier payments onto Yardi and file paid invoices.
  • Deal with supplier queries and monitor the Accounts Payable (AP) email inbox on a daily basis.
  • Update fixed assets invoice library on a monthly basis.
  • Assist the Manager, Finance with credit control tasks.
  • Produce and code customer invoices for approval, before sending out to customers.
  • Review customer Purchase Orders received and notify the customer of acceptance of satisfactory Purchase Orders.
  • Review quarterly credit safe reports for customer accounts.
  • Assist the Manager, Finance with month end procedures, such as deferred revenue recognition, prepayments and fixed assets.
  • Check monthly employee expense claims before passing to Manager, Finance for processing.
  • Ensure power reports are completed on a monthly basis.
  • Support Accounts Receivable activities as required, Assistance with Annual audit, ad hoc tasks as required.

Job Requirements

  • Extensive purchase ledger experience is essential.
  • AAT Level 1 qualified, desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail, strongly preferred.
  • Experience of working in a Data Center or Critical Infrastructure environment, preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in dealing with customer issues and problem solve.
  • Able to plan, organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft desktop, as well as Microsoft Office 365.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate internally with team members as well as externally with vendors and other service providers.
  • Work effectively in collaboration cross-functionally to achieve shared goals and deliver business objectives.
  • Travel is expected to be less than 5%, occasionally for training purposes.
  • Potential employees must complete a background check successfully.

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.