Purchase Ledger Clerk

AP/Purchase Ledger - Stockport, North West

Ref: 818Friday 23 February 2024

£25k - £27k, study support, hybrid and flexible working, 26 days holiday, pension scheme

Paying up to £27k, our client is recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk on a permanent basis. The role offers study support, both a hybrid and flexible working pattern, 26 days holiday, and a generous pension scheme. This company has a fantastic culture which is proven in the fact that the majority of their employees have committed to the company on a long-term basis.

The Role

A key member of the Finance team, this role is for someone with an interest in a long-term finance career and someone who will be able to assist in the day-to-day running of the accounts department. 

Key accountabilities:

  • To maintain all aspects of the purchase ledger across the Group, including coding purchase invoices to the relevant nominal account, liaising with suppliers and recording purchase orders
  • Support the preparation of the weekly payments run
  • Completing the company daily sales report - accurate distribution to all employees
  • Maintenance and housekeeping of the company credit cards, posting and reconciliation of the corporate account
  • Recording expenses and VAT calculations, posting to the nominal ledger through the bank account & supplier accounts
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations
  • Processing of stock invoices
  • Allocation and distribution of the day to day post

The Person

This will suit someone who has some previous experience working within a finance function and someone who is ambitious, driven and looking for a long-term career within finance. The person needs to be highly organised with a methodical approach and someone with excellent communication skills. You will ideally be a studier (AAT/ACCA/CIMA) as the company offers study support. You will have effective time management skills and be able to prioritise important tasks. You will be dynamic and motivated and be open to change due to the fast-paced and constantly evolving environment. You will have good IT skills (Excel specifically with knowledge of VLOOKUPs etc.) and you will have the desire to learn and develop to take on further responsibilities in the future. The role is hybrid so you must be commutable to the Stockport area.


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