Purchase Ledger Clerk

The role - Purchase Ledger Clerk

Office Angels have an exciting opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our client ASAP, based on the outskirts of Hexham, on a permanent basis. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a company who have grown continuously and expect further growth throughout 2021.

This role is Full time Monday-Friday 9-5.

This role is initially working from home, once lockdown restrictions are lifted the role will be split between working from home and being in the office.

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £24,000-£27,000 PA

Due to location the successful candidate must have access to their own transport.

The duties for this role includes:

  • Management of the Purchase Ledger (processing Purchase Orders, Purchase Invoices and Credit Notes, Supplier statements reconciliation, resolving supplier queries, processing supplier payments). Optimising the cash flow of the business and implementing Procurement and Supplier Payment policies.

  • Management of the Sales Ledger. Work closely with Project Teams identify and maintain schedules for raising Sales Invoices; processing Sales invoices and Credit notes, credit control, resolving customer queries. Optimising the cash flow of the business and implementing Sales, Credit and cash collection policies.

  • Monthly Payroll processing.

  • Weekly Timesheet processing.

  • Expenses processing.

  • Credit card transactions processing and reconciliation.

  • Petty cash transactions processing and reconciliation.

  • Assist Finance Manager with various HMRC returns (VAT, Payroll, EC Sales List, Intrastat declarations, etc.)

  • Assist Finance manager with preparation of various KPI reports and monthly management accounts.

  • Assist Finance Manager with Month End and Year End procedures and preparation.

  • Assist Finance Manager with annual Statutory Audit.

  • Assist Finance Manager with Grant applications and submissions.

  • Company holiday system management

  • Ad hoc projects as and when these arise.


  • Must be a team player

  • Experience working within a medium to large business is essential

  • Meticulous and accurate with excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent IT skills (particularly MS Excel)

  • Organised with the ability to prioritise and multi task due to high volumes of work and tight deadlines

  • Accounts Payable experience is essential

  • Payroll experience is preferable

  • Accounts Receivable experience is preferable

This client offers a company-wide bonus scheme to all staff and a shares option scheme after 12 months.

About Office Angels

Office Angels is the market - leading provider of temporary and permanent office professional roles across the UK - from PA's and secretaries to finance and HR.

We develop supportive relationships with our many valued clients, understanding their unique business requirements and pinpointing the ideal fit for their company.

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