Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Ref: JMX11833
  • Industry: Accountancy & Finance
  • Location:
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent

About the Role

An excellent opportunity to join a well established company, within their Purchase Ledger team this role is responsible for the accurate processing of invoices and prompt payment of suppliers.

The main duties include a high volume of invoice processing ensuring that all departmental and company standards are adhered to whilst handling and resolving internal and external customer queries in a professional manner.

Key responsibilities for the Purchase Ledger Clerk will include;

  • Input of invoices, taking ownership for queries to ensure invoices are accurately processed and paid
  • Process all supplier invoices, credit notes and analysing purchases by expense type
  • Obtain invoice authorisation
  • Account for the correct treatment of VAT on all invoices
  • Manage own workload and responsible for issue escalation to senior team members
  • Maintain supplier master accounts by liaising with Master Data
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve differences
  • Resolve significant issues (e.g. final demand letters) promptly
  • Deal with supplier account queries via telephone and email and resolve queries promptly
  • Builds effective relationships with stakeholders in the P2P process
  • Following procedures, and suggest and implement improvements to existing processes

Essential Requirements

  • Strong experience in a large accounts department, where significant volumes of weekly invoices are processed
  • Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels with the tenacity to overcome obstacles to achieve results
  • Numerate with the ability to interpret data from a variety of sources
  • Comprehensive knowledge of using an ERP system and will have mainly dealt with invoice processing and purchase to pay processing using purchase orders.
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Strong organisational skills across a range of situations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage own workload within set deadlines
  • Quick decision making based on sound analysis
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus

The above vacancy is only one of many that we are handling. Marshall Moore accountancy division specialises in recruiting all levels of accounts vacancies including:

  • Purchase Ledger
  • Accounts Payable
  • Junior Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Assistant / Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator
  • Financial Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Co-ordinator
  • Trainee Assistant Accountant
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accounts Supervisor/Accounts Manager

Marshall Moore is a leading specialist recruitment consultancy. If you would like a confidential discussion about your requirements, please don’t hesitate to call Marshall Moore at our Liverpool office. Alternatively submit your CV for immediate consideration and if your application is successful you will be contacted by one of our specialist consultants within 5 working days.

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