Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 13 March 2023
Salary £22000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits: Study Support
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKallista Armitage

Job description

Axon Moore are partnering with a leading company as they introduce a purchase ledger role to the market. This role supports the end to end function of accounts payable and will be a vital part of the finance function. The AP Clerk will be responsible for Accounts payable and provide general administrative support. This position is an essential part within a small accounts team, you must have excellent communication skills and a strong attention to detail.


Location: Oldham

Salary: £22,000 - £26,000


Main Duties
  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, this is an interesting and varied role and duties will include:
  • Processing purchase invoices onto Sage via Auto-entry (automated purchase ledger software) after authorisation and ensure the nominal coding is accurate
  • Purchase ledger and statement reconciliations
  • Liaise with operations and engineering department when dealing with invoice query’s to ensure prompt resolution on disputed items 
  • Credit Card Reconciliations
  • Preparing full company scheduled payment runs per terms and weekly early settlement payment run; send remittance advices
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting the management accountants in month end closing procedure
  • Assisting with balance sheet reconciliation, prepayment, accruals and fixed assets
  • Other ad hoc duties to assist the constant improvement of the finance team

Individual Specifications
  • Proven experience in a similar position
  • Accounts payable high volume processing experience
  • Highly motivated and self-driven individual with excellent communication, research, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Proven skills in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and to be able to manipulate large set of data
  • Sage 50 Accounts experience will be desirable but not essential