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Power - Purchase Ledger Administrator - London

  • Location

    London, England

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    Power & Nuclear

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  • Contact:

    Anab Abdillahi

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Location: UK, London (Central)


Reports to: Financial Controller

Our Client was established in 2011 and is developing a high voltage direct current interconnector to link the electricity markets of Great Britain and France via the Channel Tunnel. Once operational, will increase the existing interconnection capacity between the two countries by 50% thereby enhancing security of electricity supply for both businesses and domestic consumers. By utilising the existing Channel Tunnel infrastructure, Our client will offer 1,000 MW of additional bidirectional capacity with very low environmental impact and very high reliability supporting the efficient utilisation of generation sources (including intermittent low carbon generation) in both countries. The project is still currently through the construction phase with leading global contractors under Engineering, Procurement and Construction contracts.

General Responsibilities

  • Processing high value and low volume weekly invoices
  • Inputting invoices onto SAP and obtaining payment approval from budget holders
  • Managing multi-currency payments ensuring payment deadlines are adhered to
  • Posting expense claims to strict deadlines
  • Ensure accurate postings onto the accounting ledgers
  • Managing invoice queries arising on a timely basis
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly VAT returns and quarterly TVA reclaim submissions
  • Posting of company credit card expenditure
  • Assisting on additional ad-hoc tasks including but not limited to:
  • Preparing financial information to support the requests of the company's auditors
  • Preparing financial information to support the wider business requirements
  • Assisting in the preparation of the month end and year-end financial statements

Experience / Qualifications

  • Solid experience of managing the purchase ledger process
  • Preferably an individual working towards an accounting qualification
  • Experience of Multi-Currency is essential- Invoicing and expenses exposure
  • French TVA vs UK VAT experience would be advantageous
  • P2P experience would be advantageous but not essential

Knowledge - Good and reliable experience with SAGE 200 and SAP preferred

Skills and Personal attributes

Strong Excel capability as well as excellent organisational, delivery and communication skills, with the ability to engage, interact at all levels and across different cultures

Excellent time-management skills, the ability to plan ahead, prioritise workload whilst working to Company deadlines. Be adaptable and flexible where required in order to meet operational needs

A team player, with a collaborative work ethic and a 'can-do' attitude.