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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Response Personnel Ltd
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Temp contract - Immediate start

40 hours per week

£11.80 per hour

Our client has a highly skilled workforce of over 14,000 people. We are looking for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join the team in Luton. The role will consist of up to 3 days working in the office and 2 days working from home, flexibility will be required.

Responsible for coding and matching all invoices along with reconciliation of supplier statements and dealing with account queries with minimal errors in a timely manner.


Post invoices and credit notes into Purchase Ledger system ensuring adherence to procedures for tax control and input validation, and payments are made to agreed supplier payment terms.
Supplier accounts are reconciled, and any issues are resolved.
Create expense accounts and process any expenses to ensure they are paid promptly.
Creating and verifying new supplier accounts.
Review the Purchase Ledger mailbox and deal with supplier queries, ensuring all queries are resolved efficiently and professionally.
Refer all invoices that are unable to be processed to the correct PO originator for resolution. Monitor progress and escalate through referral process with the support of Manager.
Resolve all Supplier and PO originator queries on a timely basis.
Liaise with Supplier, PO originator, Procurement and Finance as required to provide an efficient and effective service.
Work as a Team towards achievement of Annual Targets.
Ensure monthly SLAs are achieved and maintained.KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Meeting monthly team and individual processing target
Reconciling a set number of statements every month
Items in workflow to be kept to a minimum


Applicants should be educated to GCSE standard
Have an understanding of a Purchase Ledger function
Strong attentional to detail
Methodical and organised approach to work
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
The ability to analyse and solve problems
Pro-active and enquiring mindset
The ability to work as a team to fulfil targets
Good telephone manner
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook

Response Personnel, an independently owned company and experts in recruitment since 1997.

Specialists in Permanent, Temporary and Contract recruitment within a number of niche divisions and industries, including: Commercial, IT/Telecoms, Industrial and Technical sectors.

For information on other roles, we have available please call (phone number removed) for further details
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