Purchase Ledger Clerk

20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000/annum
27 Jun 2017
25 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Direct Workforce is currently working with one of our well-established clients, based in the Castleford area, who are currently recruiting for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their team.

The role will involve being responsible for processing purchase invoices and credit notes, preparation of supplier payments, reconciliation of supplier accounts, responding to email and telephone enquiries regarding purchase ledger queries and other ad hoc duties pertaining to the purchase ledger.

Key duties and responsibilities:

* Open new supplier accounts, set up on Sage and ensuring new supplier forms are completed correctly and authorised by the relevant person.
* Maintenance of supplier accounts on Sage
* Processing of purchase ledger invoices and credit notes.
* Dealing with purchase ledger internal queries.
* Dealing with suppliers to resolve purchase ledger queries.
* Supplier Statement Reconciliations on a monthly basis, resolving any discrepancies in a timely fashion.
* Scheduling of monthly/weekly supplier payments for authorisation by the Financial Controller.
* Allocation of supplier payments.
* Any other Ad Hoc duties as deemed by management.

This position will suit a candidate with existing purchase ledge experience and who is familiar with Sage accounting software although they will provide training on Sage. A professional telephone manner and a methodical approach is essential. A candidate who is a good team player and work closely with other people.

Essential skills and experience required:

* Previous purchase ledger experience
* Excellent organisational and communication skills
* Ability to work independently, self-motivated, confident and hand working
* Team player
* Professional telephone manner

Desirable skills and experience required:

* Experience working with Sage 200
* Experience working with MS Office
* Treasury experience
* AAT Qualified or studying towards


You will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8am to 5.30pm.


* Parking onsite available
* Friendly team
* Growing business
* Great working atmosphere