Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Reference: NH - 18656_1598435861
Contact Name: Niamh Hellewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 26, 2020 10:57

Job Description

Are you a talented, self-motivated individual with the drive to succeed?

Are you seeking a challenging and fulfilling role in a friendly, supportive company where you are empowered and your talents are nurtured?

If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you to come and join a like-minded team.

Working as the Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will be based in Wakefield. Salary offering £20,000 - £23,000.

Here's what a typical day will look like:

  • Process invoices via purchase order module for all Group entities
  • Check invoices for quantity, price and coding discrepancies
  • Ensure invoices are coded to the correct nominal / project code
  • Drive improvements in reporting and underlying accounting processes to increase quality of information and timeliness.
  • Liaising with suppliers to maintain relationships, reconcile accounts whilst managing credit facilities.
  • Generate suggested payment runs and prioritise pro forma payments.
  • Ensuring the purchase ledger is maintained and up to date
  • Ensure the information for VAT returns is accurate and the impact of different VAT codes is understood
  • Build relationships with operations to ensure a) all inputs are received in a timely manner, and 2) information is produced to meet their needs and help build the profile of Finance within the business.

Is this you?

  • 3+ years' experience in purchase ledger
  • Manufacturing background desirable but not essential
  • Able to take initiative to go to shop floor to chase down information or actions
  • Tenacious
  • Knowledge of Sage 200 desirable but not essential

Please contact me on or give me a call on 0113 457 9994 if you're interested in hearing more.


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