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Purchase Ledger Clerk - Leeds (Wetherby)

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 27 July 2024
  • Job Ref: LCO40289_1719500044
A well established and growing organisation are looking to add an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to their accounts based in the Wetherby area of Leeds

Working as part of a finance team of 4 you would manage all aspects of the operational ledger activity across multiple companies. Ensuring the timely completion of month end requirements and continual processing of costs. To be responsible for guaranteeing compliance with regulations, audit requirements and accuracy of financial transactions.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

* Administration & input of supplier invoices on a daily basis and in a timely manner
* Ensure approval is obtained for all costs
* Ensure invoices are costed to the correct cost codes
* GRN deliveries against purchase orders
* Chase delivery notes where required
* Matching and coding of invoices to purchase orders
* Resolve any discrepancies between deliveries, orders and invoices
* Set up supplier accounts on accounting system
* Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
* Respond, liaise and deal with external suppliers to resolve queries in a timely manner to ensure accounts are not placed on stop
* Work with internal teams to ensure all processes are followed
* Management of plot utilities
* Generate payment runs
* Contribute to the development of processes and procedures
* Produce month end ledger reports
* Manage the accounts inbox
* Ad-hoc duties as required by the FC and assistant FC

Skills & Experience:

* Very well organized, good time management skills with the commitment to deliver on deadlines and having exceptionally high attention to detail
* Broad all-round systems and PC skills with experience in MS Excel
* Excellent organisation skills
* Ability to follow processes and procedures within Finance
* Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail and accuracy
* Ability to work as a member of a team and use own initiative
* Professional manner, enthusiastic and trustworthy
* Team worker and good at building relationships
* Experience in Accounts/Finance Role

This is a great opportunity for someone with some strong Purchase Ledger experience to join a business who pride themselves in the strong team they have in place and the level of support you will receive in the role. If you are interested and have previous Accounts Payable experience looking for a new position 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 30 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.