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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Salary: £21000 - £21000 p/a

Location: Sunderland

Job Type: Permanent

Gillespie Recruitment are delighted to be working with an established business situated in Sunderland. We are looking to speak to experienced purchase ledger clerks with a working knowledge of Sage 50 software.

The role will include –

  • Processing in excess of 1000 purchase invoices and credit notes per month.
  • Matching and coding purchase invoices onto the system.
  • Prioritising supplier payments and making sure the ledger is updated for payment.
  • Calculating VAT payments.
  • Dealing with supplier queries and being first point of contact over the telephone.
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Processing employee expenses and reconciling.
  • Setting up new suppliers and maintaining existing account details.
  • Maintaining petty cash and updating the cashbook.
  • Maintaining relationships with both colleagues and clients.
  • Carrying out ad-hoc tasks such as month end reporting and assisting within other areas of finance as and when required.

The ideal candidate will:-

Have previous experience of working within an Accounts Payable/Purchase Ledger Finance team.

  • Ideally be immediately available or available on a short notice period however candidates with a months notice, will definitely be considered.
  • Have dealt with high volumes of invoices and will be comfortable assisting with high value payment runs.
  • Be able to prioritise their workload and work to strict deadlines.
  • Be confident with the full purchase ledger process.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable communicating at all levels.
  • Pick up new skills, processes quickly and be happy to assist in other areas of the business as and when required.
  • Have experience of the Sage 50 accounting process

For full details of the role please get in touch!

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