Purchase Ledger Clerk

Finance and Accounting
London (Greater)
£22000 - £24000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchase Ledger Clerk needed to join rapidly growing Specialist Education & Healthcare firm based in Central London, paying up to £24,000. This person will take on responsibility for processing supplier invoices and maintaining appropriate records in relation to the Group and related entities.


  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all supplier invoices and credit notes following the company's procedures of entry, checks and approvals
  • Utilise the PO system to ensure that invoices are matched to the approved purchase order
  • Maintaining suppliers with Direct Debit agreements in place
  • Produce payment run reports for approval
  • Completion of payment runs including sending remittances to suppliers
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Maintain the finance inbox to ensure all invoices and credit notes are acknowledged and copies saved in the appropriate location on the network/system
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Produce monthly/weekly/daily reports according to the needs of the department
  • Ensure that all invoice-related enquiries are dealt with promptly and professionally
  • Ensure supplier records are accurate and up to date
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • AP ledger maintenance
  • Assist with AP relevant transactions for bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month end close
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits


  • Knowledge of accounts payable and general accounting procedures
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • The candidate will have the ability to multi-task and can demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy, time management and organisational skills. Good communication skills are essential as you will be liaising with suppliers and key stakeholders daily
  • Intermediate Level Excel
  • Good finance systems skills
  • Pro-active, organised, accurate, with an ability to meet deadlines and self-manage
  • A good communicator and team player with a focus across both internal and external customers, both financial and non-financial
  • The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years experience in a purchase ledger focused role.


They are an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and young adults will special needs. Based in the heart of central London in beautiful offices, due to rapid expansion they are looking for another member to join their dynamic and fast-paced finance team.

Salary & Benefits

Paying up to £24,000

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-statement

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