Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk – Outskirts of Cardiff

Salary up to £28,000 – £29,000 plus excellent benefits

My client is a rapidly expanding business, and they are currently looking to recruit an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to come in and join the team. Working closely and reporting into the Financial Controller with a dotted line into the Management Accountant, you will be responsible for all administrative aspects of the purchase ledger function.

As the purchase ledger clerk, you will play an integral part of the team, processing high volume invoices and dealing with supplier queries and generally supporting the finance team with their workload.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain and update a busy purchase ledger desk
  • Investigate and liaise where needed with the Purchasing team and suppliers to resolve billing discrepancies and disputes
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details within the purchase ledger
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Support with costing analysis
  • Ensuring the purchase ledger function is always kept up to date and to ensure a timely payment run
  • Ensuring the ledgers are closed and reconciled and reporting is completed
  • Answering the telephone for the accounts dept and the transfer of sales calls
  • Filing Invoices
  • Filing Statements
  • Support Purchasing team with stock takes and WIP checks at month end
  • Produce weekly information on activity and target figures
  • Support with weekly cashflow forecasts
  • Covering aspects of the sales ledger function from time to time
  • Ad hoc support as the business and team grows

Personal Specification:

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • The ability to work to monthly deadlines
  • High level of accuracy
  • Friendly and personable attitude, happy to ‘help out’

The suitable candidate will possess good IT skills and be committed and dedicated to getting the job done. Previous exposure of working within a similar role and dealing with stock would be highly advantageous.

The role is working in a busy office environment therefore you must be able to prioritise your workload and ensure a high level of accuracy at all times. Hours of work are Monday – Thursday 7.30am – 4.00pm and 7.30am – 2.00pm on a Friday. The role will be office based, on-site parking is available. Other benefits include: work socials, death in service, employee assistance programme, optical care vouchers, staff workwear and monthly spotlight awards. The benefits package will only get better as they grow!

This is a really exciting time to be joining the business. They offer such a friendly working environment and the opportunity for a hands-on role. As you will be working in a small team, you will make a difference to this rapidly expanding business.  Therefore, if you are interested and keen to find out more, please contact the office Now!


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