Purchase Ledger Clerk

Appointments Personnel

Job Detail

Job ID JOB-7482
Job Role Purchase Ledger Clerk
Role Type Permanent
Location Stoke on Trent
Salary 20000 - 22500 per Year
Sector Accountancy and Finance

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Our client, one of the regions most successful and globally recognised brands. Due to an internal promotion, they are now looking to appoint a career driven Assistant Accountant to join their busy finance function. You will have a whole host of benefits working for this role including working within a large, friendly team, Flexibility (working from home), Onsite parking and the company is easily accessible.

To be considered for this role you will have a commercially focused mindset and enjoy interpreting, preparing and processing a variety of transactional accounts tasks whilst supporting with the company VAT returns, EC Sales and Intrastat submissions as well as other regulatory returns and updating department procedure documents, cover multiple entities, and various VAT territories around the world.

Hours of work: 

Monday – Friday

8:30am – 5:00pm


22,500 per annum 

To be suited for the role of Purchase Ledger Assistant you will have:

-Ideally holds their AAT Level 2 or 3 professional qualification

-Currently studying towards their AAT professional qualification would be advantageous but not essential

-Knowledge of building relationships and working effectively within a team.  

This is a great opportunity to join a multi national, award winning business. If you feel that you have the skills to be successful in   this Assistant Accountant position, please apply now.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant role involves:

-Preparation of monthly, quarterly & annual VAT and other regulatory returns.

-Reviewing PL VAT postings throughout the period, correcting as required and feeding back errors to Purchase Ledger team.

-Provide support and cover for other members of the Purchase Ledger and VAT team.

-Gain in depth knowledge and understanding of Purchase Ledger and VAT processes, with a view to suggesting improvements.

-Updating department procedure documents, ensuring all are up to date, in the correct company format, and identifying any areas where procedures are missing.

-Production of Supplier payment reporting for Companies House, and internal monthly updates to identify where improvements to  processes are necessary.

-Adhoc MIS Report Testing.

-Adhoc tasks as and when required.

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

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