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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Middleton, Manchester
United Kingdom
£13.50 per hour
KL 4133/57


We are currently looking to support our client in Middleton with a Purchase Ledger Clerk. The Purchase Ledger Clerk is responsible for the timely and accurate posting of invoices, statement reconciliations, following up and resolving discrepancies and maintaining vendor files. The role is a 12 month contract.

Main Responsibilites of a Purchase Ledger Clerk:

  • Process vendor invoices in a timely and accurate manner, ensure discrepancies are reviewed researched and closed.
  • Coding invoices with vendor and general ledger code numbers accurately.
  • Dealing with Accounts payable inquiries from vendors.
  • Research accounts payable issues for internal and external enquiries.
  • Preparing BACs payment proposal twice monthly for transmission.
  • Allocating direct debits and manual payments onto P/L as required.
  • Maintenance of new and current vendor files.
  • Vendor statement reconciliations.
  • Provide bi-weekly information of payments due for cash forecasting.
  • Maintain and review GRNI general ledger account.
  • Assist with special projects within the Finance department on request.
  • To carry out all duties in accordance with the Quality Assurance procedures and departmental works instructions.
  • To contribute to general improvements in the quality of key activities within the department.
  • To actively participate in training as identified.
  • To comply with all Company and HSE guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements of a Purchase Ledger Clerk:

  • Experience of working in Accounts Payable
  • JDE experience - preferred
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Able to work independently

If you have prior experience as a Purchase Ledger Clerk, or within a similar role, please apply with an up-to-date CV.