Purchase Ledger Clerk

Macildowie Associates.
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


A great opportunity to join a company based in Leicester City Centre. This role will see you getting involved in; processing invoices and contribution slips within the agreed deadline. You will deal with supplier queries and ensure that answers are given on a timely basis and be responsible for ensuring that supplier statement reconciliations and other key control work is undertaken on a timely basis.

In this role you would be expected to take incoming calls coming via the telephone and carry out any other telephone or email duties as directed by the manager, when required for business needs.


  • To ensure all invoices are processed and authorised within the agreed deadline and accurately
  • To ensure all marked up publications are processed within the agreed deadline and accurately
  • To ensure that all expenses are checked and processed within agreed deadlines
  • To deal with all supplier queries efficiently, effectively and to the satisfaction of the supplier
  • To reconcile supplier statements in line with the agreed timetable
  • To manage aged credit items and debits on the creditors ledger on a timely basis
  • To work as a team member, pulling together to ensure that all deadlines are achieved
  • To contribute to a service led culture ensuring the satisfaction of the customer at all times
  • To ensure a consistent quality of financial transaction services to customers
  • To take responsibility for ongoing professional self development
  • To know, understand and work to the key performance indicators and standards of performance
  • To ensure effective lines of communication are maintained at all levels
  • To facilitate effective team-working by actively promoting harmonious relationships for the benefit of continuously improving team performance
  • To know, understand and work to the key performance indicators and standards of performance


  • Accounting qualification (AAT)is desirable, though not essential
  • Excellent customer and colleague relationship skills
  • Excellent telephony skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines, and to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Outlook and other systems required to perform the role

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at www.macildowie.com.

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