Purchase Ledger Clerk

Appointments Personnel

Job Detail

Job ID JOB-8239
Job Role Purchase Ledger Clerk
Role Type Permanent
Location Stoke on Trent
Salary 19000 - 21000 per Annum
Sector Accountancy and Finance

Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Salary:  £19,000 to £21,000 

Location:  Stoke on Trent 

Job Type:  Temp to Perm 

Hours:  Full Time, Monday to Friday 

Our well established business in Stoke on Trent are looking to recruit a permanent Purchase Ledger Clerk to support the Purchase Ledger Supervisor in maintaining controls an the smooth running of the Purchase Ledger Department. 

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk, your key duties will include:  

  • Processing of stock/non-stock invoices on accounting system
  • Matching and coding of invoices (nominal code experience needed)
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements via Excel and PDF
  • Answering supplier queries by phone and email
  • Manage Accounts Payable email inbox daily, ensuring all correspondence is answered within the agreed SLA and any issues highlighted to the AP manager
  • Dealing with all levels of managers and variety of suppliers
  • Opening post on daily basis
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Checking GRNs and Unit Prices are correct on Purchase orders and matching off invoices is done correctly by their branches nationwide
  • Proactively support the evolution of processes, financial controls and outputs for Accounts
  • Payable as identified by the AP manager to meet the changing needs of the business
  • Manage expense claims such as mileage, company credit cards and any other expenses provided

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will ideally possess the following essential skills: 

  • At least 1 year of AP knowledge in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a small team
  • IT literate, with sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
  • Confident and effective communicator
  • Proactive attitude to problem-solving
  • Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and simplicity for their suppliers
  • Able to work and learn quickly in a fun and dynamic environment
  • Care about doing a great job and pushing boundaries with the quality of what you do
  • Strong technical expertise and problem-solving skills
  • A drive for constant learning
  • Team Player

If you feel that you have the skills to be successful in this Purchase Ledger Clerk 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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