Cirrus are Hiring for a Purchase Ledger & Credit Control Clerk

Cirrus are hiring! Purchase Ledger & Credit Control Clerk

Cirrus is an award-winning provider of omni-channel cloud contact centre solutions (CCaaS). For more than 10 years we have been deploying our market-leading technology to deliver effective business outcomes and effortless customer experiences. This technology, coupled with a team highly skilled in the contract centre environment, provides a recipe for business transformation success.

We are looking for an excellent Purchase Ledger and Control Clerk who has had a number of years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in a fast-paced IT / Telecoms company and who has exceptional attention to detail. The role will manage the purchase ledger, taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts, evaluating new credit requests and reviewing customers’ credit rankings with banks. You will need to ensure timely payments and keep accurate records on the Sage system.

You will have had a number of years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in an IT / Telcoms environments and have good Excel, Sage 50 and expense claim systems.

  • Role Title: Purchase Ledger & Credit Control Clerk
  • Team: Finance
  • Reporting to: Finance Controller
  • Salary: £17,500 to £20,000 depending on experience

Main Responsibilities:

Purchase Ledger

  • Log, maintain and file all invoices
  • Code and check invoices
  • Investigate purchase ledger queries
  • Create company reports via the sage system
  • Liaise with suppliers to resolve any discrepancies in payments
  • Maintain the accuracy of vendor details on the database
  • Process staff and company credit card expenses issuing guidance on how expenses and credit card expenses should be handled
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with queries and reporting
  • Prepare a weekly pay run
  • Check and reconcile supplier statements
  • File invoices and statements
  • Raise purchase orders so that each product / service to support internal controls
  • Maintain purchase products list
  • File Bank/Credit card statements

Credit Control

  • Take a proactive role in managing and collecting debts of company debtors
  • Evaluate new credit requests and reviewing customers’ credit rankings with banks
  • Set up of terms and conditions of credit
  • Ensure timely payment of debts
  • Follow up payments as needed
  • Negotiate re-payment plans
  • Respond to relevant client enquiries
  • Process and reconciliation of invoices
  • Check and post receipts to accounting systems
  • Prepare financial statements, client status reports and all relevant information as required
  • Manage sales ledger
  • Provide administrative support to the team
  • Deal with internal queries about payments

Requirements:

  • Some experience of role of a similar role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able to
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good self-discipline
  • Strong team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good awareness of deadlines
  • Sound decision making
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Specific technical IT skills

  • Knowledge/ working experience of the software below are bonus but not essential:
  • Excel
  • Sage 50
  • Expense claim systems
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