Purchase Ledger Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
London (Central)
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk to work for my client based in the City of London. This is a temporary to permanent position

Sector: Accountancy

Client Details

My client is a well known high street restaurant chain with sites across the UK.

Due to recent growth they are looking to take on a Purchase Ledger Clerk on a temporary to permanent basis.

This will be based in the City of London, close to St Pauls.


Purchase Ledger Clerk, City of London

  • Medium - Large Company experience (50+ cost centres)
  • Previous Experience of Large and complex supplier reconciliations
  • Very Organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of high volume invoice processing
  • Confident in using new systems and familiar with vlookups and pivots in Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • "Can do" attitude and proactive approach to drive efficiencies
  • Input all invoices accurately in Sage and in a timely manner to avoid delayed payments.
  • Ensure all invoices are authorised in line with company rules.
  • Managing selection of suppliers for the group (UK & US suppliers).
  • Supplier Statement Reconciliations completed for all US suppliers, and a selection of UK suppliers on a monthly basis, other suppliers as requested/necessary and any follow up actions completed in a timely manner.
  • Prepare accurate payment runs to be presented with full back up. Ensure payment runs are complete and prepared by the payment deadlines in UK & US.
  • Reconciliation and resolution of Debit Balances on supplier accounts.
  • Dealing with External Auditors queries and investigations.
  • Support the AP supervisor in daily duties.
  • Any other adhoc duties as requested by the Senior Financial Accountant and Financial Controller.


The successful candidate must be immediately available and can interview at short notice.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be paid between £22,000 and £25,000 depending on experience

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