Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted 29 January by Nigel Wright

The Company

An international company based in Newcastle City centre is currently looking for a Purchase ledger clerk to join their rapidly expanding team.

The Role

  • Opening post, scanning and verifying invoices on to the purchase ledger systems in a timely manner.
  • Batching and inputting invoices and credit notes on to the purchase ledger systems.
  • Investigating rejected and un-matched invoices by liaising with suppliers, approvers and the purchasing department, and subsequently updating system notes to reflect actions taken.
  • Assisting with the supplier statement reconciliations process and following up on queries until they are resolved.
  • Escalating queries and issues arising to senior members of the Accounts Payable Team, where appropriate.
  • Filing and archiving all manually entered invoices.
  • Processing employee expenses by receiving and ensuring verification of expense forms so that they are ready for the next step.
  • Processing petty cash requests.


  • Strong Excel skills (v look ups/pivot tables) are essential
  • At least 2 years' experience of working in a purchase ledger role
  • You must have the ability to work and meet tight deadlines.
  • You will be comfortable working well under pressure and have attention to detail.

Reference: 34340508

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