Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Marton-In-Cleveland, UK
18 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
POSITION: Purchase Ledger Clerks

SALARY: £15-£18K depending upon knowledge and experience

BENEFITS: Private Health Cover, Various Pension Scheme options, 20 Days holiday per annum plus all statutory bank holidays and other benefits (see below)

HOURS: Core working hours, 9am to 5.30 pm

LOCATION: MiddlesbroughTS2 1PS


Our client provides a global service for the distribution of bulk liquids and powders and has representation in over 100 countries worldwide. The operation is controlled from the corporation's headquarters in Middlesbrough, supported by offices strategically located in United States, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Brazil, Belgium and Germany.

Due to continued growth the company is now seeking highly motivated Purchase Ledger Clerks to join the Purchase Ledger Accounts Team on a full-time basis at the head office in Middlesbrough. The position is challenging, rewarding and requires a high level of commitment.

Full training in company systems will be provided for the successful candidate(s).

  • Responsible for group of accounts.
  • Organisation of email.
  • Processing of purchase invoices via in house system (e.g job-costs).
  • Processing of purchase invoices via Sun Accounts (e.g Tank Repairs).
  • Distributing purchase invoices for approval to UK/Overseas staff.
  • Communication with suppliers and UK/Overseas staff and dealing with purchase invoice enquiries.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Preparing monthly payments - balancing to supplier statements.
  • Entering payments on to banking systems.
  • In-house maintenance of supplier accounts.
  • Scanning.

  • Previous experience within the shipping/transportation or freight forwarding industry in an Accounts role is an advantage but is not essential.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills for liaising with customers, suppliers and work colleagues in the UK and overseas both verbally and electronically.
  • The role requires a substantial amount of concentration and accuracy so good typing skills would assist.
  • An ability to work as a team to assist in all areas of the department if/when required and to be able to prioritise work and use own initiative would be essential, along with good IT literacy.
  • Must have a confident personality with a desire to progress further. Gradual progression is anticipated within the department to further responsibilities as more experience is gained. Training will be provided at each stage of career progression.
  • Qualifications- a minimum of GCSE standard is required with good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Own transport is recommended due to location.

  • Private Health Cover
  • Various Pension Scheme options
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus all statutory bank holidays
  • Company Sick pay
  • Annual Pay review

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