Purchase Ledger Clerk




Accountant, Bookkeeper, Credit Controller, Finance & Accountancy, Other


£20,000 to £22,000 Per Annum


+ bens



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We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Finance & Accountancy sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Clerk who will be responsible for six ledgers, largest ledger has 120 supplier accounts and smallest ledger has around 30 invoices per calendar month.

Purchase Ledger Clerk’s Core Duties

  • Ensure timely input of purchase invoices into Sage 200 using Abbyy Invoice Processing and directly inputting into Sage 200
  • Resolve and clear PO / invoice queries on a timely basis, liaising with Buying and Support teams where required
  • Prepare payment runs for authorisation
  • Pro-actively manage GRNI balance to minimise total value and number of items over 90 days old
  • Ensure PO process compliance through monitoring of KPIs and education on process for the Buying and Support teams
  • Prepare and monitor purchase ledger KPIs
  • Reconcile and close ledgers at month end
  • Supplier statement reconciliations on a regular basis
  • Supervising one direct report (apprentice)
  • Working closely with the Accounts Assistants (who will each provide 1 day per week support to Purchase Ledger)
  • Dealing with supplier queries via email and on the telephone
  • Ad hoc duties as required to support the business

Purchase Ledger Clerk’s Skills required

  • Qualified by experience or qualified AAT or similar
  • High levels of commitment and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work accurately at speed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a diverse team
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Experience of Sage Line 200 would be useful but not essential, training will be provided
  • Experience of Abbyy Invoice Processing or a similar Invoice Scanning system would be useful but not essential
  • An additional language (other than English) would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Multi-currency experience would be advantageous but not essential

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