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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 9 March by Sitka Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Featured Ended

A market leading business in Cardiff has a newly created role for a Purchase Ledger clerk to join their Finance Team.

Our client is as successful and established business in Cardiff which prides itself on developing long-standing relationships with many prestigious companies. The business puts a strong emphasis on its people and as a result have created a loyal and talented team at their Head Office in Cardiff.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join the busy and expanding accounts team. The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience in a similar role with the ability to work effectively within a high volume environment. Applications from persons with CIS experience, as well as dealing with subcontractors are particularly welcome. This is newly created role with a remit to really make your own but with the support of a vastly experienced Finance Manager.

The role

  • Managing the inflow invoices that come through the department, including coding and checking of invoice detail
  • Reconciling supplier accounts with statements and resolving queries
  • Processing payment runs, including performing an initial check of payment details prior to the information being passed to the Finance Manager for approval
  • Processing purchase orders, and ensuring compliance by other members of staff with purchasing procedures
  • Managing the aged creditors report
  • Month end reconciliations of credit cards and petty cash on a timely basis for management account
  • Processing engineer and staff expenses
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Petty cash duties
  • Supporting the wider finance team with other ad-hoc tasks.

The person

  • You will have more than 1 year purchase ledger experience, ideally in a high volume environment
  • You will possess good attention to detail and levels of accuracy, which you will be able to maintain in a busy role
  • Ability to work independently (although full support is provided by an experienced Finance Manager and Financial Controller).
  • MS Office skills - Excel is required for this role
  • This role requires excellent communication skills and would suit someone who enjoys working in a team environment
  • You will be keen to develop and learn new skills as the business continues to grow.


  • £18,000 - 20,000 per annum
  • Full induction training
  • Continuous professional and personal development
  • 24 days annual leave (exc bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Off road parking
  • Free Tea/Coffee
  • Early finish Friday

Required skills

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Purchase Orders

Reference: 34645229

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