Purchase Ledger Clerk

I am recruiting on behalf of an SME business in the Newport area. My client is seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join its established team. The Purchase Ledger Clerk is responsible for keeping financial records up to date and helps prepare their clients’ accounts.


Main duties of the role will include –


  • Match invoices to orders and resolve queries both with suppliers and internally.
  • Process all transactions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monthly Purchase invoice Statement reconciliations.
  • Maintain the purchase ledger.
  • Logging, uploading, maintaining and filing invoices on a weekly basis and ensuring they are up to date.
  • Approval of purchase invoices.
  • Filling out supplier request forms.
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details.
  • Ensure due diligence is performed.
  • General ADHOC reporting and office administration.



The successful candidate will –


  • Have previous experience or qualifications in Finance such as AAT (studier) or working within Purchase Ledger
  • Be self-driven, with the ability to work independently to manage own responsibilities, Demonstrable ability to maintain system accuracy and reduce queries, ensuring customers are responded to promptly and with the correct information.
  • Possess strong attention to detail, to accurately record information on our systems at a fast pace.
  • Be able to demonstrate good communication via email and phone, to accurately convey detailed information and advice in a clear and professional manner.
  • Have a willingness to learn and develop own skills, actively seeking to learn from others and be committed to developing upon the knowledge you already have.
  • Possess knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word.


My client operates a policy of solely working from the office

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm with 1 hour for lunch

Holiday entitlement is 25 days plus Bank Holidays

Statutory Pension scheme

Onsite parking

Full training & opportunities for career development are on offer

Access to a leading Health & Wellbeing programme

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