Purchase Ledger Clerk £20000-£28000 London

Adept Recruitment Ltd
London (Central)
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Exceptional opportunity to join a professional consultancy in the construction sector.

Superb office location in the heart of Central London.

Key aspect of this role is the processing of Purchase Ledger invoices and employee expenses -volumes are on average 800 invoices and 500 expenses per month.

Opportunity to work in a team of 4 with a genuine sense of team work. This is a very hands on role that requires someone who is adaptable, and willing to take on other ad hoc tasks within the team.

Main responsibilities:

Daily processing of Purchase Ledger invoices and Expenses

Register invoices and send to the relevant partner for approval

Check expense forms for receipts and relevant authorisation

Ensure that invoices are correctly coded and authorised in line with the firm’s policies

Ensure that expense claims are correctly coded, and adhere to both the firms anti- bribery policies and HMRC guidelines

Preparation of the weekly BACS payment run and cheque run in a timely manner

Regular supplier statements reconciliations

Liaise with the management accounts team for any necessary adjustments

Monitor the Purchase Ledger & Expenses email inbox - print invoices, statements and answer queries

Resolve Internal and External Purchase Ledger & Expense Ledger queries

File purchase invoices and expenses claims

Other ad hoc tasks as requested by the Purchase Ledger Supervisor and Group Reporting Manager

Successful candidate will have:

Proven experience of processing purchase invoices and expenses and monthly reconciliations

Knowledge of the impact of Purchase Ledger transactions in the General Ledger

Ability to organise & prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines

Ability to work in a team and be self-motivated

Good communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong organisation skills

Ability to build relationships internally and externally

Good excel skills (desired)


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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