Purchase Ledger Clerk

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Bristol (City Centre)
15 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Robert Half are currently partnering with one of Bristol's most innovative and forward thinking organisations. Through continued growth via acquisition this organisation has become one of the south west's most desired employers. This Purchase Ledger position is tailor made to someone who is in the early stages of their career, looking to now develop their skill set and knowledge of finance within an excellent organisation. The successful Purchase Ledger clerk will begin on the Helpdesk team and then rotate around the reconciliation and processing teams to gain full exposure of the entire process. This Purchase Ledger position is being recruited on a permanent basis and will offer the opportunity to study for the AAT Qualification.


This position will report directly into the Helpdesk Team Leader and will take ownership of the Purchase Ledger mailboxes and ensuring all invoicing queries are actioned and resolved within time frames.

Key Duties:

  • Delivery of excellent service to ensure all issues are resolved within a timely manner
  • Escalating complex issues to ledger owners, but maintaining ownership of that issue through to resolution, and following up if response not given within the required SLA
  • Purchase Ledger admin duties as required - including answering phone calls and dealing with post
  • Helping to ensure no urgent query is older than 24 hours
  • Ensuring correct addressing on statements and payments requests, challenging suppliers if not

Your Profile

  • Previous experience of outbound and inbound phone calls
  • A desire to want to progress within Finance and experience all areas of Purchase Ledger
  • Ideally looking to study AAT or already studying towards
  • Excellent customer service skills


  • £18,150 - £19,000
  • Study support for AAT - then ACCA/CIMA when progressed
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Finance Academy auto-enrolment
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Free fruit baskets daily

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

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80974641

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