Hermes Parcelnet

  • Accounting Services Clerk

    Town/City Morley
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(03/05/2018 14:07)
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  • Overview

    Award winning Hermes is the largest UK courier delivery service and we handled over 300 million parcels last year. We employ over 3,000 people, have over 12,000 self-employed couriers and deliver parcels to over 190 countries.


    We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!


    Role overview:

    To ensure accurate and timely raising and issuing of all supplier invoices, cash book entries and personal expense claims. To ensure payments are made and received in a timely manner, and cash balances are accurately recorded and appropriately managed.


    • Regular housekeeping of Accounts Payable ledger e.g. ensuring that accounts paid by direct debit are fully allocated
    • Performing of statement reconciliations for all purchase ledger accounts on a monthly basis
    • Handling of purchase ledger account queries including those generated from the purchase order system (eBIS)
    • Gaining in depth knowledge of all areas of Accounting Services Function including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Expenses and Cashbook, in order to provide cover for holidays, peak and absences
    • Assisting Accounting Services manager with system/ process improvements e.g. OCR implementation
    • Dealing with queries from external customers e.g. suppliers
    • Dealing with queries from internal customers e.g. other departments
    • Ad hoc duties

    The above outlined responsibilities are not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other tasks that are appropriate to your role in addition to these.



    The candidate will be numerate, focused on accuracy and have a high attention to detail, ideally, with previous experience of completing account reconciliations. This role will require regular liaising with both internal and external customers, therefore, requiring good interpersonal and networking skills, performed in a professional manner.  The ability to work under pressure, whilst demonstrating a high attention to detail and accuracy is also essential.  Adaptability to changing situations in a team environment is also required.  Good computer skills are essential to this role and prior knowledge of Open Accounts, eBIS and Excel would be advantageous, but not essential.


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