Cost Controller / Purchase Ledger Cler

  • Ref: JMX 176
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Categories: Accounts
  • Location:
    Liverpool
  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Type: Contract

About the Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Cost Controller / Purchase Ledger Clerk on a 12 month contract to join an awarding winning group of companies in Liverpool City Centre. The Cost Controller/ Purchase ledger Clerk will be responsible for processing all supplier invoices from a wide range of companies and arranging payments.

Main responsibilities include

  • Provide exceptional customer service for all general telephone / e-mail enquiries
  • Process all supplier invoices for end of month payment so suppliers are paid on time and in line with our contractual obligation.
  • Match off haulier Statements against system to approve supplier invoices for payment.
  • Net and capture any overcharges or differences- requesting credits where necessary or providing costs to correct department/agency for recovery.
  • Query any overcharges/discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Chase all queries/credits for resolution by month end.
  • Ensure Departmental deadlines are met.
  • Maintain strong relationship with Imports, Exports, Key Accounts, Specialised Cargo & Transport.
  • Check system rates to make sure correct amounts are being recovered to cover costs
  • Liaise with Accounts & Head Office regarding any differences in accrued costs
  • Identify additional costs incurred which are not manifested and instruct correct Department/Agency to recover.


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