Purchase Ledger Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
£18000 - £20000 per annum
18 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An immediate permanent job opportunity for a really strong Purchase Ledger Clerk who enjoys variation

A long term career opportunity within a stable, secure organisation, working in a close-knit team

Client Details

My client is a well-established business within the manufacturing industry, with multiple sites across England.

They require a new Purchase Ledger Clerk to join the team in Rugby and take responsibility for this part of the accounting process.

The role replaces the current clerk and they want to have an thorough hand-over to the new person coming in.


The role of Purchase ledger Clerk covers a variety of duties including:

  • Invoice processing
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Query resolution
  • Preparation and processing of payment runs
  • Month end support within the reporting process
  • Payment of Staff Expenses at the end of the month
  • Running creditor reports and matching to the Trial Balance on a monthly basis
  • Bank postings
  • Rebate calculations
  • Ad hoc accounts administration and filing


The successful candidate will have a proven background in all aspects of purchase ledger and a strong understanding of all things related.

You need to understand how purchase ledger activities impact the business, paying suppliers at the right time, managing cash flow and reporting effectively on all purchase ledger activities.

Attention to detail is critical

Team work and support to your colleagues is vital for this business

This role will suit someone who has extensive knowledge in purchase ledger and wishes to remain in purchase ledger for their career. Its not for someone who wants to move on to do other things in accounts.

Excellent communication and rapport building skills will be essential

Job Offer

Permanent accounting role

Stability in your career

Car parking

Great team environment