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Bought Ledger Controller (Part -Time)

Location: Kenley Department: Finance
We are currently seeking a Bought Ledger Controller to work within our Finance team reporting to the Assistant Financial Accountant.


  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Pension scheme
  • Aviva health scheme
  • Paid sick leave and death in service
  • Employee discount on security for your home
    Reward scheme membership, which is applicable for hundreds of different retailers, allowing employees to make savings on things that matter to them.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitoring the accounts e-mail and ensuring that all correspondence is dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant queries and escalate queries where necessary
  • Accurate processing of invoices and matching to the relevant order on the Sage system
  • Coding of invoices for miscellaneous invoices without a purchase order
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Identifying invoices that need to be accrued and passing copies to the Management Accountant.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements, ensuring that copy invoices are requested where necessary and any debit balances on the account are cleared in a timely manner
  • Review of unapproved invoices, chasing relevant managers where necessary
  • Alerting the department manager to all debit balances on supplier accounts
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Maintaining strong relationships with all suppliers
  • Preparation of a BACS payment file and emailing remittance advices to the relevant suppliers
  • Making suggestions for improvement where necessary
  • Additional tasks as required by management

Key Skills

  • Numerate
  • Good Excel skills
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Sage X3 experience desirable (or another ERP programme)
  • Good at working in a team
  • Good time management skills prioritising work as necessary to achieve group goals

This is a part time position, approx. 22.5 hours per week (hours to suit) and is based at our Head Office in Kenley, Surrey. Some home working may be possible.

SECOM Plc is an equal opportunity employer.