Purchase Ledger Clerk

Location: Southend on Sea, Essex, England
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Contact: Debbie Gough
Call: Debbie
Reference: PL Southend
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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Southend on Sea SS3

£25k - £27k

The Role

Manage purchase ledger function and work closely with Finance manager to streamline processes

Working in a small team your role will be 80% Purchase Ledger processing around 700 invoices per month and 20% sales ledger.


  • Review and continuously look to streamline process within accounts department.
  • Manage Purchase ledger function
  • Process high volumes of purchase ledger invoices (Around 700 per month)
  • Follow up with mangers to sign of supplier invoices as well as dealing with queries.
  • Banking duties update cashbook for incoming receipts/payments, process supplier payments UK and International.
  • Filling of all supplier invoices
  • Manage accounts email box responding to customer and suppliers’ queries
  • Answer external and Accounts telephone calls
  • Assist with analyzing spend for budget holders and other reporting.
  • Assist with internal petty cash and credit card purchases
  • Assist with annual and customer audit requests.
  • Assist with Sales ledger function, chasing for money and dealing with customer queries.
  • Other Adhoc duties as required by Finance Manager

Skills/Knowledge and Experience

  • Intermediate Excel – Vlookuo and Pivot tables
  • Experienced in processing high-volume of supplier invoices
  • Team Player
  • Basic knowledge of VAT