Purchase Ledger Clerk

Up to £25000 per annum
09 Jul 2024
16 Jul 2024
Weronika Sumorek
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Role:

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic finance team within a well-established company. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the purchase ledger function, managing high volumes of transactions, and maintaining accurate financial records.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Invoice Reconciliation: Reconcile invoices against delivery notes or purchase orders to ensure accuracy.
  • Payments to Creditors: Post payments to creditors in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Bank Reconciliations: Perform regular bank reconciliations to ensure all financial transactions are accounted for.
  • Supplier Queries: Handle and resolve supplier queries efficiently and professionally.
  • Expense Claims: Process employee expense claims, ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Cheque Issuance: Issue cheques as required for supplier payments and other expenses.
  • Invoice Authorisation: Authorise the payment of invoices according to company procedures.
  • Statement Reconciliations: Conduct statement reconciliations to verify the accuracy of financial records.
  • Coding, Batching, Posting: Accurately code, batch, and post financial data into the accounting system.
  • Supplier Management: Create new supplier codes and maintain the supplier database.
  • Payment Runs: Prepare and execute regular payment runs, including handling transactions in foreign currencies.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: A high school diploma or equivalent; a relevant accounting qualification is preferred.
  • Experience: Previous experience in a purchase ledger role, particularly with high volumes of transactions.
  • Skills:
    • Strong numerical and analytical abilities.
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
    • Familiarity with accounting software.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attributes:
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Strong organisational and multitasking skills.
    • Proactive approach to problem-solving and meeting deadlines.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary of £25,000 per annum.
  • Permanent, full-time position with opportunities for career growth.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Comprehensive training and professional development programs.
  • Attractive company benefits package, including a pension scheme and holiday allowance.

How to Apply:

If you are a detail-oriented individual with a passion for finance and the skills to thrive in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV by clicking apply to this advert. If your application meets the job criteria, our team will be in touch with you shortly.