Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 16 November 2022
Salary £24000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and hybrid working
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameSophie Chatburn

Job description


Purchase Ledger Clerk / Manchester City Centre / £24,000-£28,000 / Hybrid working


Axon Moore is working with an exciting business which is looking for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to take advantage of an exciting opportunity in joining our team based in Manchester City Centre. Using your experience, you will be responsible for ownership of the Purchase Ledger function.  Ensuring suppliers and local authorities are paid in a timely and accurate manner.


This role requires someone who has solid, demonstrable experience in Purchase Ledger.  They are going through a period of change and need someone who adapts quickly and can lead the team through the transition in a seamless way. They have just implemented a new work flow system and are looking to introduce a Purchase Order system in the near future. Should be confident in their abilities to use this knowledge to quickly adapt to our way of working and who relishes the opportunity to be a big part of a pro-active, fluid finance team.


As an employer, they really want to focus on you and your growth, and want you to develop in this role and to continue adding value year on year. They are open to discussing how we can support your continued Personal Development through the use of external learning, and they offer hybrid working to our employees in order to ensure that you are able to maintain your work-life balance.



  • Negotiable
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • PMI and Healthcare Cash Plan
  • 5% Company Pension Contribution
    • 3x Life Assurance

  • Taking full responsibility of the Purchase Ledger function.
  • Logging and tracking of Purchase Ledger invoices in our internal system and taking control of the authorisation process.
  • Setting up payment runs from a number of different bank accounts. 
  • Accounting of payments and transfers.
  • Ownership of the invoice work flow system.
  • Forecasting and creating fund requests on a quarterly basis.
  • Ensuring all suppliers are paid in line with our expected service level agreements.
  • Providing a friendly and efficient client service in taking responsibility and dealing with landlord and service charge supplier queries.
Person Specification:

  • Strong understanding/experience in Purchase Ledger
  • Excel skills
  • Great written and spoken communication skills
  • A keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to be adaptable and to prioritise workload
  • Working knowledge of computerised purchase ledger systems, preferably Qube
    • Numerate to GCSE level or equivalent/ relevant NVQ II or above /AAT/CIMA