Purchase Ledger Clerk


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April 24, 2023
Job Type
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Emma Noble
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Company Details and Job Overview:
Due to growth, a leading manufacturing business has partnered with Kenton Black Finance to recruit a new Purchase Ledger Clerk. Through continuous investment they have become one of the most advanced businesses in their sector. Here is an opportunity to be part of a culture which strives itself on delivering manufacturing excellence.
This role will initially start predominantly in the role of Purchase Ledger, with progression and exposure to further finance functions in the near future.
Key Benefits/Rewards on offer:

• Salary £20,000 - £25,000
• 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
• Health care benefits
• Flexible working pattern can be discussed

Your new role as Purchase Ledger Clerk:

As the Purchase Ledger Clerk your initial role will be focused mostly on Purchase Ledger with some involvement in wider accounting duties, with support from the Finance Manager. The role is expected to grow into a more varied remit which will include additional tasks such as credit control, payroll and general accounting assistance.

Key duties include:

• Matching and checking invoices against purchase orders
• Processing and coding invoices with the ERP system
• Preparing monthly aged creditor reports & statement reconciliation
• Preparing and advising on supplier payments
• Maintaining the purchase ledger to ensure accuracy
• Reconciling and revaluing the purchase ledger at month end

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

You ideally will have had prior experience in the position of Purchase Ledger Assistant, and working towards or completed your AAT. You will have the ability to work methodically with accuracy and a keen eye for detail. Strong Excel knowledge is required and be comfortable operating and learning new systems.

As their new Purchase Ledger Clerk you have the opportunity to further your career in finance with exposure to other aspects and a progression plan securely in place. With a competitive starting salary and package included, this is an excellent opportunity within an organisation which values its staff at all levels.

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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