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Purchase Ledger Clerk - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract (20810)
N/A Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire 172 Days Ago
Posted: 05-09-2019
18,000 - 18,000 Per Annum
Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm
Accounts & Finance
Salary: £18,000 per annum

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a purchase ledger / accounts payable role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player
  • Able to work at a fast pace with accuracy

Job Description:

The purpose of the Purchase Ledger Clerk will be to manage the day-to-day operations of the purchase ledger function.


Duties for the Purchase Ledger Clerk will include:


  • Full responsibility for the ledger, ensuring all invoices are processed and posted to the ledgers
  • Monthly reconciliation of ledger accounts
  • Checking all invoices for accuracy and posting to system
  • Monthly completion of statement reconciliations and investigating any queries
  • Reviewing aged creditors monthly, chasing all overdue amounts
  • Completing payment runs
  • Corresponding with suppliers by phone, email and letter
  • Dealing with queries.
  • Providing information to the Financial Accountant
  • Running standard and ad-hoc reports
  • Cover and support the Payroll function during absence.
  • Update and assist with the preparation of Accrual and Prepayment schedules
  • Update and assist with the preparation of Fixed Asset schedules
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