Purchase Ledger Clerk - Leeds City Centre

Sewell Wallis Ltd
£18000 - £25000/annum Excellent Benefits
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a long standing professional services business. This is a newly created position that will report directly into the Transactional Services Manager and the successful candidate will be given a full training and support programme. You will join a growing team and the role will allow start to finish experience of the Accounts Payable process. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive business that encourages employee development and growth from within. This role would suit an individual with experience of working within a fast paced environment and will involve working towards multiple deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy at all times. The role is extremely accessible via public transport as the company is based within the centre of Leeds and is a five minute walk from Leeds train station.

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the following:-

- Processing in excess of 1000 purchase invoices and credit notes per month.
- Matching and coding purchase invoices onto the system.
- Prioritising supplier payments and making sure the ledger is updated for payment.
- Calculating VAT payments.
- Dealing with supplier queries and being first point of contact over the telephone.
- Performing supplier statement reconciliations.
- Processing employee expenses and reconciling.
- Assisting with the payment runs on a weekly basis.
- Setting up new suppliers and maintaining existing account details.
- Maintaining petty cash and updating the cashbook.
- Maintaining relationships with both colleagues and clients.
- Carrying out ad-hoc tasks such as month end reporting and assisting within other areas of finance as and when required.

The ideal candidate will:-

- Have previous experience of working within an Accounts Payable Finance team.
- Have dealt with high volumes of invoices and will be comfortable assisting with high value payment runs.
- Be able to prioritise their workload and work to strict deadlines.
- Be confident with the full purchase ledger process.
- Have strong written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable communicating at all levels.
- Pick up new skills, processes quickly and be happy to assist in other areas of the business as and when required.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough on (Apply online only).

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers