Purchase Ledger Clerk

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk your primary role will be to ensure the accurate processing of supplier information on the IT platform. You will verify, allocate and post details of business transactions on to the purchase ledger, in turn reconciling and balancing supplier accounts. Reporting any issues to the senior purchase ledger clerk.

Your remit will include processing and payment of invoices to the required timescales, you will also ensure that all queries are dealt with as a matter of priority, so that we maintain an uninterrupted business relationship with our suppliers. You will use your financial and numeracy skills including high levels of precision, along with a natural respect for confidentiality and integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Invoice processing
  • Product invoices are to be matched against goods received and passed for payment if agreed
  • Nominal invoice coding and processing of overheads
  • Liaise with suppliers on a regular basis, ensuring that any queries are dealt with in the required timescale
  • Communicating any internal price-queried invoices to the buying department for checking and to rectify as necessary
  • Produce weekly supplier payment run
  • Allocate payments to supplier accounts
  • Supplier statement reconciliation (manual and excel)
  • Processing employee expenses
  • Filing and other duties to assist Financial Controller

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Solid experience within a purchase ledger position
  • Knowledge of basic accounting
  • Knowledge of MS Excel is desirable but full training will be offered
  • AAT qualifications are desirable but not essential

Skills & Abilities:

  • Accuracy with numbers and inputting data
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
West Yorkshire, England, UK