Purchase Ledger Clerk

Vanilla Recruitment
Northampton, UK
19 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently supporting the recruitment of a skilled and detail-focused Purchase Ledger Clerk for an innovative and forward-thinking Northamptonshire business. As an industry leader in e-commerce fulfilment services, the company is renowned for delivering a cutting-edge service via its award-winning and sector-specific software solutions.

Joining a finance team of four, the successful applicant will ensure supplier invoices are entered onto the accounting software in a timely manner and will take responsibility for reconciling credit card transactions and supplier statements, amongst other accounts administration duties.

The role is based at a contemporary and fun office in Northampton, offering a bright and creative working environment.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Processing a large volume of supplier invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Processing and paying expenses
  • Maintaining and reconciling petty cash
  • Handling supplier payments
  • Allocating credit card purchases
  • Taking responsibility for managing the Purchase Order process

Skills and experience required:
  • Significant experience of working in a similar role, with a focus on purchase ledger processes
  • AAT or bookkeeping qualification is desirable
  • IT proficient, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Prior use of Xero would be an advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong time-management, organisation and prioritisation skills with the ability to adapt to changing workloads and consistently meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates a professional and helpful communication style
  • Produces effective, clear and well-structured written reports and correspondence

Hours of work:
  • Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Salary and benefits:
  • £20,000 - £21,500 per annum based on experience
  • 20 days annual holiday + bank holidays

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