Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 4 April by Page Personnel Finance Easy Apply

To meet the expected demands of the business, my client are looking for a skilled Accounts Payable / Purchase ledger person to provide a high quality Purchase Ledger function and payment services.

Client Details

A friendly, medium sized business, based in the W. Byfleet area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport.


The Purchase ledger roles involves;


  • Setting up of Purchase Ledger Accounts and evaluation of Supplier Financial Status for key supplies.
  • Processing invoices.
  • Undertake day to day financial transactions including verifying, matching, obtaining authorisation, posting and preparing for payment in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Monthly reconciliation of Supplier Statements and reconciliation of the Creditors Ledger.
  • Liaise with Suppliers and Quantity Surveyors / Buyers to resolve any invoice queries arising.
  • Validation, processing and payment of employee expenses in accordance with Company Policies and procedures.
  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing supplier status.


  • Setting up new accounts
  • Processing invoices and expenses
  • Preparation of Payment Runs
  • Monthly reconciliation of Supplier Statements.
  • Monthly Reconciliation of Purchase Ledger to Creditors Account
  • Pro-active investigation and resolution of invoice queries
  • Input into the Cash Forecasting process regarding payments.
  • Identification of VAT status of Projects and ensuring application to invoices correctly.
  • Assisting with the general administration duties within the Finance team.
  • Ad hoc activities as and when arising


The ideal candidate for the Purchase Ledger role will;

  • have worked in a similar role previously
  • have strong Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable experience
  • ideally have worked in the construction industry previously (not essential)
  • ideally have experience of the system "COINS" (not essential)
  • live locally to W. Byfleet

Job Offer

The Purchase Ledger role offers between £22-25,000 (depending on experience), plus benefits.

Required skills

  • VAT
  • Accounts Payable / Purchase ledger

Reference: 34827540

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