Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Are you a detail-oriented and organized individual with a passion for finance and accounting?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with numbers?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a Purchase Ledger Assistant who can handle full end-to-end processing to join our dynamic team.


The day-to-day:

● Process all incoming invoices, ensuring accurate coding and matching against purchase orders and delivery notes.

● Review and reconcile supplier statements, resolving any discrepancies or issues in a timely manner. Prepare payment runs, including supplier BACS payments and petty cash reimbursements.

● Respond promptly to supplier queries and maintain strong relationships with suppliers.

● Perform regular supplier statement reconciliations and resolve any outstanding issues.

● Collaborate with the procurement team to resolve any invoice or purchase order discrepancies.

● Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all purchase ledger transactions.

● Assist with month-end and year-end closing procedures, including accruals and prepayments.

● Contribute to the continuous improvement of purchase ledger processes and systems.

● Assist with ad-hoc tasks and projects as assigned by the Finance Manager.



What we are looking for:

● Previous experience in a similar role, with demonstrable experience in full end-to-end purchase ledger processing.

● Strong understanding of accounting principles and procedures.

● Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Excel for data entry and analysis.

● Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to spot errors and resolve discrepancies.

● Effective organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

● Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

● Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and build positive relationships with colleagues and suppliers.

● High degree of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality when handling sensitive financial information.



If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV to Luke Traynor at ltraynor@hrcrecruitment.co.uk or call on 0141 212 7768 or apply online now.

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer & all applications will be treated as such.


Accountancy & Finance
Job Posted: 
Wed, 29 Nov 2023
Closing Date: 
Wed, 29 Nov 2023

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