Purchase Ledger Clerk *Excellent Company Values*

  • Location
    Canterbury, Kent
  • Category
    Accountancy - Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk


Location: Near Canterbury, (Office based)


Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm


Salary: £24k - £28k


The company: Based in a scenic Countryside location with modern offices and free parking.


The team: You'll be part of a supportive finance team of 14


The position: This role will report to the Finance Director and you will be responsible for the administration and reconciliation of purchases and payments.


Your key responsibilities within the role would be:



  • Ensuring accounts payable are logged and suppliers are paid on time or notified of any queries

  • Maintain good supplier records, update terms and payment records

  • Build good relationships with key suppliers

  • Obtain appropriate levels of approvals to facilitate payment

  • Regularly review supplier statements against entries on the system to identify invoices not yet received, requesting copies where applicable

  • Re-distribute unpassed invoices to other business units and request authorisation

  • KPI reporting to management

  • Investigating purchase ledger queries


Key skills and experience required for this role:



  • An understanding of a Purchase Ledger function

  • Methodical and organised approach to work & the ability to analyse and solve problems

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite, in particular MS Excel

  • Pegasus Opera experience is desirable but not essential

  • A strong team player who can keep the team engaged whilst constantly seeking opportunities to improve the department.


Next steps:


If you have the above skills and experience then please apply - this is such an incredible opportunity where you can really grow your career at this company.


Alternatively if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a £100* voucher of your choice! Terms apply*


Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on 01233 611780 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).


We look forward to your application.

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