Finance Officer Purchase Ledger.

Uxbridge/ temporary / 13

Overview: Our client, an education institution, is currently recruiting for a Senior Finance Officer - Purchase Ledger. The role involves maintaining the integrity of the purchase ledger, ensuring proper reconciliation of all accounts to supplier statements, and adhering to strict deadlines for supplier BACS payment runs.

Main Duties:

  • Receive, register, and scan supplier invoices into Aptos workflow for approval by relevant budget holders.
  • Prepare and submit regular payment runs for purchase ledger within monthly deadlines.
  • Process and submit weekly bursary payments.
  • Reconcile all purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements and agree to ledger listing. Investigate any queries.
  • Maintain supplier base, reference check, and record details of new supplier accounts.
  • Handle supplier email and telephone queries.
  • Reconcile the purchase ledger to the nominal ledger on a monthly basis, taking appropriate corrective action where necessary.
  • Ensure all cash received is banked weekly and recorded on the cashbook system, with receipts issued where appropriate. Investigate discrepancies immediately.
  • Make arrangements with an external cash collection company for daily banking at peak times.
  • Ensure accurate recording and matching of income and expenditure for student residential trips, with appropriate paperwork in place before releasing payment.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and bankers as required.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in enrolment duties as required.
  • Take an active part in the Appraisal and Mentoring processes.
  • Comply with all relevant Health and Safety Regulations and assist in implementing the institution's Health and Safety Policy.
  • Comply with and actively promote Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding policies.
  • Carry out other duties as reasonably required.

Working Hours:

  • Full time, 36 hours per week
  • 5 days in the office

Start Date: ASAP

How to Apply: If you meet the qualifications and experience for this role, please apply now!

Thank you. Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.