Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £22000 - £24000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5197

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    An independently owned leading operator of special interest holidays is looking for a conscientious Purchase Ledger Clerk to provide support to the wider finance team in all areas of accounts administration.

    Along with a salary of up to £24,000 per annum, you will also receive 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and on-site parking.

    Working hours are 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:30 (1-hour unpaid lunch) with the opportunity to work on a flexible hybrid contract.


    As a Purchase Ledger Clerk, your responsibilities will include:

    • Receiving supplier invoices, entering to purchase ledger on Sage line 50
    • Clearing supplier invoices for payment by working closely with product managers and operations
    • Responsible for correctly coding purchase costs to specific tours & departments
    • Downloading credit card / prepaid card statements & sending statements to card holders for coding expenses, clearing and communicating with the card holder for timely and accurate submission to the finance department
    • Preparing supplier payment runs ready for authorisation by the Financial Controller
    • Correctly coding overhead invoices, tour manager and employee expenses
    • Nominal ledger journal entry
    • Supplier statement reconciliations, identifying missing invoices, chasing suppliers to send missing invoices
    • Provide holiday cover for bank posting & bank reconciliations


    We are looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk who has the following skills and experiences:

    • Previous experience working in a similar role (in an accounts/finance environment)
    • Excellent organisational and administration skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Computer literate (use of Microsoft packages including Excel. Experience using Sage 50 would be advantageous although not essential as training can be provided)
    • Good communication and interaction skills for both internal and external communications
    • Ability to remain calm and attentive when working with deadlines
    • Willingness to learn new skills and have a flexible approach to take on additional tasks as required to meet the needs of the business


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