Purchase Ledger Clerk

Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Type
21 Sep 2017

Job Description

A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a client of ours based in Newcastle upon Tyne, who are looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their fast paced, dynamic company. Salary £18-20k

Reporting directly to the Management Accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  •  Coding, Batching and Posting of invoices that require a high level of attention to detail
  • Supplier Statement reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis for the top ten Suppliers for all Companies, as well as ad-hoc reconciliations as and when required
  • Preparing supplier payments to ensure that credit terms are not breached and supplies stopped (BACS and Cheque)
  • General housekeeping of supplier records is maintained so that there are no unallocated payments outstanding, and any aged items are reviewed to ensure they are appropriate
  • Dealing with and resolving Supplier queries
  • Liaising with Suppliers as and when required to resolve any issues
  • Reconciliation of Sales Ledger retrospective rebate accounts
  • General ad-hoc duties as and when required by the Financial Controller, Finance Director and other Directors
  • Previous experience using the programmes Sage 50 Accounts software and MS Excel is essential


The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and approachable personality, be confident, and work well under pressure.

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

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