Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 23 October 2023
Salary £25000 - £27000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKallista Armitage

Job description

Purchase Ledger Clerk l Rochdale l £25k - £27k l


Job Overview:

Axon Moore are partnering with an exciting and growing business based in Middleton, who are looking to appoint an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk into the small accounts team.

The company are looking to add resource to the Purchase Ledger function.  This role will hold end-to-end responsibility for the ledger from inputting invoices to preparing and making payments. You will have ownership of the purchase ledger function therefore will need to be confident in this role.

Salary: £24k - £27k

Location: Rochdale


Main Duties:
  • Process all Supplier Invoices, ensuring that all purchase invoices are matched to purchase orders and delivery notes, code each one with supplier code and nominal Ledger code
  • Communicate as necessary with the UK goods inwards teams to ensure timely and accurate matching of invoices and entry to the accounting ledgers
  • Ensure relevant authorisation of invoices prior to posting as agreed by management.Maintenance of UK Purchase Ledger accounts to include at least monthly reviews of unallocated payments           
  • Communicate pro-actively with all UK suppliers ensuring that statement reconciliations are completed at least monthly
  • Recommend UK payment runs on a weekly basis to be approved in line with the relevant authorisation matrix
  • Create and upload the weekly Creditor Payment files
  • Ensure correct tax treatment when setting up new suppliers, predominantly from a VAT (UK) perspective
  • Production of Trade Creditors Reporting Pack
  • Review the Aged Creditors Report with the Financial Controller on a Regular Basis
  • Ensure the Company Cash Flow Report is accurate and up to date on a real time basis in respect of UK Purchase Ledger
  • Generate Open PO report for regular review with Purchasing Function
  • Reporting of Posted/Unposted Invoice numbers and query volumes
  • Weekly reconciling and reporting of intercompany transactions in conjunction with US Finance Assistant
  • Process all Cash Expenses in line with company policies
  • Manage Access Expense in respect of New Employee Set Ups and relevant Business Controls
  • Review, and Process all Company Barclaycard Expenses in a timely manner
  • Management of Business Wide Petty Cash


Person Specification:
  • Experience in a Purchase Ledger role
  • Experience with accounting systems would be an advantage
  • An AAT qualification would be an advantage but not essential
  • A strong work ethic - proactive in your work, showing initiative
  • Team player, positive attitude and happy to help the wider team where needed
  • Good attention to detail and able to work to a fast pace where necessary

For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Kallista Armitage, email: karmitage@axonmoore.com