Job: Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk
£20k - 23k per year
Permanent
Preston

Your New Employer 

A thriving business operating in a key industry is looking to add to their busy office by recruiting a Purchase Ledger Clerk.  They are a well-known and well respected business in the Lancashire and wider North West region and are experiencing a period of growth which is expected to continue.  They have a great name in their industry and are known for valuing their employees and ensuring they have a fantastic working environment within which to operate.


Your New Job

This is a fast-paced and pivotal role within the wider finance function.  Having full responsibility for the whole purchase ledger function, you will manage the ledger from end-to-end, liaising with other members of the finance team as well as senior leaders in the business as required.  The role will entail the full suite of purchase ledger duties including matching, batching and coding of invoices, supplier statement reconciliation, bank reconciliation, preparation of payment runs, supplier query resolution, production of ad-hoc reports and month-end close.  This is an extremely important role, integral to the smooth running of the finance team, therefore attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency are essential skills for this role.

Your Experience & Our Requirements 

In order to be considered for this role you must have a clear and relevant employment history within the purchase ledger arena.  You will be able to demonstrate previous successes in accurate and efficient inputting of invoices, knowledge of the end-to-end purchase ledger process and reconciliations.  You must also be highly computer literate, with particular working knowledge of Sage Line 50.  If you are an all-round accounts assistant with strong purchase ledger experience you will also be considered.

You will have the ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace in order to meet tight deadlines.  When dealing with customer queries you must be able to delve into the detail of the issue, resolving it in a friendly and timely manner.

Your Future As The Successful Candidate

Joining this fantastic local employer will provide you with excellent progression within the purchase ledger field and wider finance function.  As a business that likes people to be promoted internally, they are very keen to offer personal and professional development opportunities as well as a competitive salary, great benefits and an excellent working environment.  Ideally, you will be available for an immediate start.

As a recruitment specialist with over 15 years of accountancy recruitment experience, I work closely with each client and candidate to understand each of their personal requirements. Should this position not fit your criteria as a candidate, but you are seeking a new opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in touch for a thorough and confidential discussion on future roles and opportunities.

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