Purchase Ledger Clerk - Finance

The role will be reporting to the Purchase Ledger Supervisor and involve all elements of Purchase Ledger

Roles and responsibilities:

·        Purchase Ledger duties

·        Batching Invoices (high volume)

·        Preparing BACS runs

·        Obtaining clearance for payments

·        Running Reports

·        Filing and administration

·        Using telephone, email and fax to answer queries

·        Resolving telephone queries, talking to customers and internal departments

Key attributes:

·        Previous experience of working in a finance department is desirable and preferably a purchase ledger environment

·        Excellent IT skills – (Microsoft packages)

·        Willing to learn and expand knowledge of accounts practices

·        Diplomatic temperament with the ability to communicate effectively

·        Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team to achieve deadlines

Terms & Conditions:

Salary will be in the region of £15k p.a. dependant on experience

3 month probationary period

5% bonus payable 2.5% July and 2.5% December guaranteed (pro rata for part period)

Life assurance of 2.5x annual salary

Contributory pension scheme (after qualifying period)

22 days holiday (after 12 months service) + statutory holidays

Note:  Some holidays are fixed and there may be some restrictions upon holiday dates

Hours of work: 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday; 8.30am – 1.45pm Friday (35.25 hours p/w)