Back to Job Search

Purchase Ledger Clerk - Bradford

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 01 August 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO36813_1625234345
We are working closely with a business who are looking to add a Purchase Ledger Clerk to the Finance team with head offices located in Bradford.

The role is to work as part of an established Finance team with a view to developing their career in accounts over the long term.

The duties include, but are not limited to -

*Be responsible for the recording and payment of supplier invoices within agreed service standards, ensuring that the procedures in relation to purchasing are adhered to
*Liaise with suppliers as required, including prompt notification of any reason their invoice(s) cannot be passed for payment
*Ensure that credit card receipts are received from card holders, presented for authorisation by line managers and then processed onto the accounting system
*Ensure that petty cash expenditure from shops and other projects are appropriate, authorised, supported by relevant receipts and processed onto the accounting system
*Record purchase invoices as received onto the internal accounting system
*Match purchase invoices with orders where applicable (ensuring goods and services have been marked as received) or agree invoices to contracts or leases
*Process staff and members expenses onto the accounting system, ensuring they are appropriately coded and authorised
*Reconcile national bank accounts on a daily basis

We are looking to hear from candidates with the following skills and experiences:

*Experience in accounts payable operations
*Strong IT skills with good competence in the use of Microsoft Office and other computer systems
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - written, telephone and face to face. The role will require the ability to communicate routine information effectively with both finance and non-finance staff
*GSCE in Maths and English grades A* - C or equivalent qualification
*Able to deal with a variety of unexpected queries for which there will not necessarily be procedures in place
*Great organisational skills with the ability to manage busy workloads and prioritise between conflicting demands

This is a great opportunity for someone with some strong Purchase Ledger experience to join a business who pride themselves in the progression and development they can offer their staff members over the long term. If you are interested and have some previous AP experience looking for development in their career get in touch immediately.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.