Purchase Ledger Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
£17000 - £19000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to be based in Orpington - Kent - Accounting and Finance - Commerce and Industry

Client Details

A successful organisation who are expanding there finance department.


  • The Purchase Ledger is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to) the following:
  • Maintaining/reconciling all of the Trade Creditors in the Purchase ledger (except inter-company creditors)
  • Processing (upfront) payments payments & Advising Credit control team (as appropriate)
  • Daily contact chasing of suppliers (for copy invoices) by phone, email etc.
  • Directing invoice queries to relevant personnel/offices
  • Monthly runs to supplier in accordance with agreed payment terms
  • Maintain Supplier account address, bank & other contact details
  • Ad hoc Creditor reporting to Internal/external stakeholders
  • Responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of the Creditor report


  • Ability to meet deadlines / work under pressure
  • Accuracy & Attention to detail e.g. allocation of Creditor payments
  • Basic MS Excel skills i.e. many reports from debtor's ledger can be downloaded into excel, so ability to 'Apply Filters, set print to fit etc.' a must Basic MS Word e.g. draft a nonstandard letter to client
  • MS Outlook emailing & utilization of Calendar/reminders
  • Self-driven i.e. ability to work on own initiative and organise/plan their activities e.g. payment run timing
  • Also, able to work as part of a team e.g. to help meet deadlines
  • Highly organised
  • Effective communicator both by phone, email etc.
  • Experience of multi-currency invoices & cash posting

Job Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

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