Purchase Ledger Clerk

Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Type
29 Nov 2017

Job Description

KCR Solutions are currently looking for an immediately available Purchase Ledger Clerk for our superb client in Newcastle. This internationally recognised client are looking for someone who can effectively and efficiently ensure suppliers are paid correctly and in a timely manner, and queries are dealt with properly. The successful candidate will earn up to £18,000 – £21,000


1.     To work as a team covering various entities within the Group, to process all purchase invoices in an accurate and timely manner (including any intercompany invoices, paper suppliers, overheads and foreign entities)

2.     Match up goods received notes with purchase invoices and conclude any inaccuracies or issues

3.     Identify, log and work with suppliers and internal departments to resolve all invoice queries, managing an end result as quickly as possible

4.     Reconcile supplier statements to purchase ledger, identify reconciling items/issues (including reviewing open cost lines), ensure all necessary items are actioned and chased up, with full back up documentation attached – ready for payments to be processed

5.     Liaise with suppliers regarding payment of accounts

6.     To ensure all documentation/letters/emails are answered promptly and accurately

7.     Housekeeping of GRNI/Purchase creditors/WIP reports – ensuring only valid current items are on the system

8.     Process amex file and rebate and ensure invoices are matched against payment on supplier accounts

9.     Processing of company expenses and submission to payroll in a timely manner to fit with payroll closure deadlines – to manage internal partners to ensure all submissions are on time

10.  To file finance documents accurately, ensuring easy retrieval for others

11.  Scan and send documents when required or as requested

12.  To create a positive impression of the Finance team and to foster excellent working relationships with partners around the business – this includes the Group Finance Team at Head Office

13.  To assist the wider Finance team during internal/external audit inspections

Person Spec:

1.     Extensive experience of significantly complex purchase ledger operations and database systems in a complex corporate environment

2.     Excellent customer care skills

3.     Excellent team working and communication skills

4.     Knowledge of the Communisis systems and procedures

5.     Experience of MS Word and Excel for administrative and statistical analysis purposes


Please note, due to the expected high levels of applications for this post we may be unable to offer an individual response. If you have not heard back from ourselves within 5 days of forwarding your CV then unfortunately on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 and £20,000 - £25,000. Job expires in Endless.

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