Purchase Ledger Clerk

England, London, City of London
£25000 - £28000 per annum
11 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017
Dominic Davies
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time

PURCHASE LEDGER CLERK - REAL ESTATE - LONDON - OUR CLIENT is a progressive property owner and investor specialising in retail. The firm has been established for almost a decade and is now a FTSE 250 listed REIT. As one of the UK's leading and largest owners of shopping centres focused on UK retail and leisure, they have over £1 billion of assets under management across the UK. They are currently recruiting for an additional Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their close-knit finance team and work independently whilst simultaneously supporting a more junior colleague.


  • Managing all of the company's purchase ledger function and responsible for the whole accounts payable process, including:
    • Accepting receipt of invoice;
    • Accurately coding;
    • Arranging sign off;
  • Completing BACS runs.
  • Ensuring management of outstanding creditors and funds within the bank accounts.
  • Producing payment runs and ensuring they are correctly posted onto the system and online banking.
  • Maintaining creditors' accounts.
  • Assisting in basic journals.
  • Assisting in interim and year-end audit queries.
  • Carrying out ad hoc duties to assist financial accountants.

THE PERSON - In order to apply, you must have at least 1 years' work experience within the property industry and be educated to minimum A-Level. The role will only be suited to a candidate with previous knowledge of property invoice coding and concepts such as balance sheet costs and P&L. The ideal candidate will be proficient with a sector specific system such as YARDI or QUBE and possess strong numerical and excel skills along with excellent organisation and communication skills. There will be a preference for a candidate with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work independently. This is a very progressive role for an ambitious candidate who wishes to learn and grow with a company.


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