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Finance/Purchase Ledger Specialist - Temp to perm!


London, United Kingdom

Are you a Finance/Purchase Ledger specialist looking for a new challenge?

Are you looking to build out your skill set in a role where you have exposure to senior management and be able to actively influence business decision-making in a fast passed, agile organisation?


We are Procurement Leaders™, the world’s most valued professional procurement network. An unrivaled and vital destination that connects, inspires and accelerates our members to become more successful.


Powered by a community of over 700 leading global corporations and 27,000 senior procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives, we provide the in-depth insight, practical tools and expert mentorship needed to transform procurement into a critical business driver. We partner with procurement executives from the world’s leading brands such as IBM, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard, Adidas, L’Oreal and Nestle to name a few.


This is an incredible opportunity for a Finance/PL specialist looking to join a small but growing Finance team, and for you to grow your career with us.


This role will connect with all areas of the business and would suit someone that possess both superb interpersonal and analytical skills with a desire to continue their professional development.


Key Responsibilities include:



Procure to pay process

  • Raise purchase orders within 2 days of receipt, ensuring that requests comply with budget, the Delegation of Authority and appropriately coded.
  • Match purchase orders against invoices.
  • Accurately post invoices onto QuickBooks on a timely basis.
  • Ensure invoices are appropriately authorised within 1 week and are returned to finance dept.
  • Prepare file of invoices for weekly payment run for review by payment authoriser.
  • Assist with preparation month end tasks including accruals schedule, prepayments and fixed asset register.
  • Ensure all invoices and expenses are filed on an accurate and timely basis.
  • Weekly Bank Reconciliations


Employee and Company Credit Card Expenses

  • Check expense receipts agree to form, and form follows Expense policy.
  • Ensure expenses are appropriately authorised.
  • Enter credit card expenses on timely basis once coding has been approved by Financial Controller.
  • Make recommendations re update of expenses policy in case of suspected abuse.

Other elements of the role will cover:

  • Support overall finance team objectives, covering staff in absence and ensuring high level of internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain Prepayments / Accruals & Fixed Asset Schedules.
  • Ad hoc projects, analysis and reporting as required.
  • Finalisation and completion of Event P&L’s 1-month post event taking place with accompanying variance analysis to budget and prior year.
  • Timely input of expected cash movements onto cashflow forecast document inclusive of direct debits, deposit payments and weekly payment runs.

You will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • If you are working towards your ACCA/CIMA/other professional qualification this would be helpful, and we may be able to support you in your studies
  • Excellent IT skills, including advanced Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, be flexible, willing to adapt and develop in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, reliability, and a hands-on approach
  • Strong communicator with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Pragmatic and commercial approach
  • Enthusiastic with a positive “can-do” attitude and good time management skills


What do you get?

You will join a fast paced, dynamic and agile organisation where data sits at the heart of all we do.

We have a bright, airy office in central London and have a great benefit package - including a minimum of 24 days holiday, a 3% matching pension, Life and Health insurance, season ticket loans, fruit, a pool table, and a 10t% performance related bonus.

We invest in our people and there is the potential to support your further learning and advanced certification.


SectorCareers Recruitment Sector Profile
Job TypePerm
RecruiterProcurement Leaders
Job ID683230

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