Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 13 March by Page Personnel Finance
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Our client is looking for a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their Accountancy team in Southampton

Client Details

Our client, a well known & growing business is looking for a Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their Accountancy team in Southampton


Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk - Southampton

  • To provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect to all payments of invoices and expenses through the Purchase Ledger, whilst meeting the requirements of the financial control environment.
  • Line manager responsibilities for the purchase ledger assistant.
  • Responsible for the processing of all invoices and credit notes in line with company authorisation policies and in a detailed and accurate manner. Ensure invoices are posted to the correct department and nominal code, with accurate commentary.
  • Ensuring we pay suppliers to agreed terms/within company policy and maintain appropriate controls over company assets.
  • Work to month end processing timetable and ensure all tasks are completed on time.
  • Suggest/implement new processes and procedures where appropriate and where improvements are required.
  • Bank, petty cash and fuel reconciliations
  • Keep the fixed asset register up to date and calculate depreciation in line with company accounting policies.
  • Perform monthly/end of year supplier statement reconciliations and resolve any issues in a timely manner
  • Calculate or post journals as required
  • Constantly seeking ways in which we can save cost eg procurement of suppliers
  • Support the Head of Finance throughout the year end audit process.
  • Assist the Finance Business Partner as and when required with basic analysis.
  • Purchase ledger team to assist with sales ledger during pressure points/holiday cover.


A successful candidate will have experience with the above

Job Offer

Salary £25,000 - £26,000

25 Days Holiday

Free Parking

Reference: 40158388

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