Purchase Ledger Clerk


Job Type
15 Jan 2019

Job Description

KCR Solutions are currently looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger for an excellent client in Newcastle.

Salary – £18,000 to £19000


  1. To accurately process supplier invoices within agreed timescales.
  2. To prepare weekly BACS payment runs for payment to suppliers.
  3. To prepare urgent BACS payment requests for payment to suppliers.
  4. To prepare urgent CHAPS payment requests for payment to suppliers.
  5. To prepare foreign payment requests for payment to International suppliers.
  6. To accurately maintain Excel spreadsheets for various tracking and query processes.
  7. To carry out monthly supplier statement reconciliations and follow up on resulting queries.
  8. To identify and clear debit balances and resolve Direct Debit payment queries within agreed timescales.
  9. To identify and clear aged credit balances.
  10. To ensure up to date and accurate vendor records exist.
  11. To carry out various other administration tasks. (Post opening, filing etc)
  12. To review/reconcile employee expense claims and prepare documentation for Payroll System.
  13. To carry out ad hoc duties and projects as required.
  14. To participate in process improvement projects
  15. To ensure best practice and offer ideas for continuous improvement
  16. To liaise with Head office finance team and provide accurate information and assistance

Skills required  

  1. Experience of working in a Purchase Ledger department.
  2. Experience of using an accounting package.
  3. Excellent communication Skills.
  4. Experience of working with Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  5. Flexible approach and able to work out of normal office hours if required.
  6. Team player.
  7. Handles problems politely and efficiently.
  8. Follows procedures to solve centre and supplier queries.
  9. Understands company and department processes.
  10. Maintains pleasant and professional image.
  11. Manages a fair workload.
  12. Volunteers for additional work.
  13. Prioritizes tasks.
  14. Develops good work procedures.
  15. Flexible approach and open to continuous training and new and improved ways of working.
  16. Good time management.

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

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