Purchase Ledger Clerk


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March 27, 2023
Job Type
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Emma Noble
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A manufacturing SME in Kendal are seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their team. As a family owned business, operating for almost 50 years they have firmly established themselves as the number 1 provider of choice in their market, taking pride in the products and service they offer.
This role is based at their Head office and on site manufacturing facility in Kendal.

Key Benefits/Rewards on offer:

• Company pension scheme
• 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
• Flexible/reduced working schedule can be discussed

Your new role as Purchase Ledger Clerk:

As Purchase Ledger Clerk you will have the added opportunity to support the Financial Controller with various project assignments. This will include; invoice discounting, audit requirements, bank liaison and you will also be keen to assist with daily cash flow, forecasts, debtor and creditor position.

Key duties include:
• Matching and posting suppliers invoices into Opera 3
• Preparing monthly aged creditor reports & statement reconciliation
• Monitor cost allocation amongst departments
• Checking the accuracy of delivery notes, chasing credit notes if necessary
• Dealing with supplier queries
• Filing and archiving account payable transactions
• Responsible for monthly closure of P&L

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

You ideally will have had prior experience in the position of Purchase Ledger Clerk, with the ability to work methodically with accuracy to ensure all applications are processed efficiently. Strong Excel knowledge is required and familiarity with Opera 3 is advantageous. Excellent problem solving skills and a calm and professional manner are essential.

Salary and reward on offer:

As their new Purchase Ledger Clerk you have the opportunity to join a successful, family owned business which is going from strength to strength. With a competitive salary and package included, the successful applicant will have all the tools required to stamp their mark on a widely known, first choice provider within their market.

This vacancy is being handled by Emma Noble – Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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