Purchase Ledger Clerk

Leeds, UK
18 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a well-respected employer based in Leeds City Centre are a provider of residential and nursing care services to 36 homes around the UK. An opportunity has arisen to join their finance team as Purchase Ledger based in their Leeds Support centre.

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk you responsibilities will include;
  • To provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect to all payments of invoices through Purchase Ledger;
  • To provide any other support to the Finance Director and Finance team, as required;
  • Contacts and liaises with budget-holders for authorisation of invoices;
  • Liaises with employees at all levels within the organisation;
  • To ensure that the Purchase Ledger is accurately maintained and process deadlines (payment dates) are met;
  • To ensure suppliers (trade suppliers, councillors, partners) are paid in accordance with agreed terms and conditions, or in accordance with best practice;
  • To ensure good internal control with respect to the Purchase Ledger function. For example, purchase orders (PO's) are raised and approved by the appropriate signatories, PO's are attached to invoices for payment, invoices signed by the appropriate signatories and coded correctly.

The successful Purchase Ledger Clerk will have excellent organisation skills, the ability to prioritise their workload and work to deadlines, be a good team player and be able to communicate at all levels, be experienced with Excel and other Microsoft Office packages and have a good understanding of accounting packages such as SAGE.

The salary for this position is £18,000 to £21,000 dependant on experience.

To apply for the Purchase Ledger Clerk position please contact Gavin Tainton in our Leeds office.

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