Purchase Ledger Clerk

Appointments Personnel

Job Detail

Job ID JOB-8356
Job Role Purchase Ledger Clerk
Role Type Permanent
Location Stoke on Trent
Salary 21000 - 22000 per Annum
Sector Accountancy and Finance

Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Salary:  £21k to £22k

Location:  Stoke on Trent 

Job Type:  Permanent 

Hours:  Full Time, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 

Job Purpose:

The Ledger Clerk will be responsible for maintaining the Sales and Purchase Ledger through the inputting data relating to sales, purchases, and expense invoices, managing, and reconciling supplier accounts, managing residents accounts, and dealing with queries and arranging payments accordingly. The role reports to the Finance Manager and works closely with the existing Ledger Clerk and Finance Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To match invoices to orders and post to the purchase ledger, dealing with price and quantity differences where necessary
  • To perform monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Raising of Sales Invoices
  • Liaising with Local Authority with invoice queries
  • Liaising with resident families over invoice payments queries
  • Arranging Direct Debit Collections
  • Allocation of receipts and payments on the accounting software (Sage)
  • Posting bank transactions on the accounting software.
  • To initiate cheque/BACS runs and raise manual payments, as necessary
  • To set up and maintain supplier accounts/resident accounts.
  • Assisting with month end reporting
  • Payment authorisation & payment processing
  • Posting and monitoring petty cash
  • Processing personal and company expenses
  • Working with the Finance Manager and Ledger Clerk to carry out ad hoc tasks
  • Completion of mandatory E-Learnings
  • To embed and demonstrate their company values throughout the working day

Skills & Competencies:

  • Good Communicator
  • Builds relationships at all levels, whether face to face, over the phone or via electronic communication
  • Team player, planning & organisation
  • Adapts to changes and uses resources effectively
  • Ability to perform to tight deadlines
  • Arranges work schedules and prioritises work to meet deadlines
  • Seeks clarification and approval where appropriate
  • Contributing to Team success
  • Energetic team player but also works well on own initiative
  • Initiating action
  • Monitors and manages own time to ensure daily objectives are met
  • Accepts additional challenges and responsibilities willingly and assists others
  • Possesses a positive, can-do attitude always
  • Flexibility
  • Use of initiative to ensure tasks are completed
  • Supportive of line manager and wider team goals and objectives
  • Undertakes ad hoc tasks/projects as and when required
  • Accuracy, demonstrating a high degree of attention to detail
  • Logical and methodical approach

Additional Requirements:

  • Passionate and driven to succeed
  • Committed to making a difference and adding value
  • IT literate and numerically astute
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Sensitivity in relation to contact with family members

If you feel that you have the right skills to be successful in this Assistant Accountant role, please apply now.  

This role is being advertised on behalf of Appointments Personnel who are acting as an employment agency.

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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Jayne Clarence

Consultant Jayne Clarence
Contact No 01782 338787
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