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Purchase Ledger Clerk - Permanent (20682)
N/A Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire 148 Days Ago
Posted: 28-01-2019
18,000 - 18,000 Per Annum
Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm
Accounts & Finance
Salary: £17,500 per annum

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous purchase ledger / accounts payable experience
  • Proven written and verbal communications skills to communicate effectively with other departments within the company and to liaise by telephone and letter with suppliers.
  • Analytically minded
  • Customer focused

Job Description:

This forward thinking, successful client is seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their busy Finance Department. Our client are a leading supplier within their specialist field and offer fantastic benefits within a warm and friendly working environment.  


The purpose of the Purchase Ledger Clerk role will be to manage the day-to-day operations of the purchase ledger function to ensure that invoices received by the company are processed in a timely and accurate manner to enable correct payments to be made.   Duties for the Purchase Ledger Clerk role will include:  


  • Carry out the day-to-day operation of the purchase ledger function.
  • Ensure that all invoices received are checked for accuracy and to post all invoices on the system.
  • Deal with approximately 1200 invoices per month, processing payment runs, invoice matching and adjusting for debit notes.
  • Ensure that all goods invoices are correctly matched to the internal paperwork detailing delivery.
  • Ensure that goods invoices are checked against internal valuation details and investigate where differences are found.
  • Complete statement reconciliations on a monthly basis and investigate any queries.
  • Undertake a monthly review of the Aged Creditors to ensure that all overdue amounts are chased.
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