Purchase Ledger duties include the monitoring of company spending, overseeing all purchases made by the business, and monitoring how much is owed. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, the Purchase Ledger Clerk will be responsible for making BACS or cheque payments, generating coding, and checking invoices, working out VAT payments, checking and reconciling statements and dealing with purchase enquiries.

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

 Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders
 Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger
 Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
 Assist in the preparation of purchase summaries
 Process business expense returns
 Cashbook and petty cash cheques
 Processing BACS payments and preparing cheques

Attributes will include:
 Bookkeeping experience
 Great interpersonal and communications skills
 Good team working and organizational skills
 The ability to work to tight deadlines
 An aptitude for IT – knowledge of software packages like Excel, Sage and BACS

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