Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger - Tameside, North West

Ref: 559Friday 13 January 2023

£26k, 23 days holiday (increasing with service), Pension scheme and free parking

Paying up to £26k, we are recruiting for a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a company based in Ashton-Under-Lyne. This role will both be permanent and the role is fully office-based 5 days per week. The working hours are 9am - 5.30pm.


You will be part of the Finance team and the main part of the role is to be the accounts payable expert and support the purchase ledger clerks.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain required reporting including KPI reporting on a weekly basis
  • Prepare weekly payment runs and upload to the bank
  • Key contact for query resolution
  • Input into YOUZ implementation and ongoing maintenance and control
  • The input of supplier invoices and credits for stock, overhead, direct supply, and print suppliers matching to goods received note/advice service received/direct delivery advice and matched to purchase order
  • Timely input of all invoices received such that all invoices are captured within one working day
  • Obtain statements from suppliers and ensure reconciled on a monthly basis, querying reconciling items with supplier
  • Ensuring suppliers are paid to terms
  • Managing debit balances


  • You will have previous experience within Accounts Payable
  • You will be competent in Microsoft Office Suite, and an intermediate level of Excel would be required
  • D365 and YOUZ experience would be advantageous but is not essential
  • Strong attention to detail is required with good numeracy and literacy skills 
  • You will be organised, with a positive can-do attitude

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