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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Salary:
£16000 - £18000 per annum 
Job Type:
Permanent 
Location:
Peterborough 
Sector:
Accountancy 
Job Ref:
MHA16 

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Purchase Ledger Clerk
Based in Peterborough
Salary up to £18,000 + Excellent Benefits

A forward thinking top 20 firm of chartered accountants are currently looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk at their Peterborough office. As part of a friendly Business Services team, responsible for providing a range of compliance services and advice to owner-managed businesses, multinationals, and high net worth individuals in the local area, you would be tasked with collating and processing supplier invoices in a timely and accurate manner.

The Role
o Process all supplier invoices via Sage, Xero, in a timely manner and obtaining the correct authorisations
o Maintain purchase ledgers and resolve queries
o Process twice monthly BAC’s payments, cheques and one off BAC’s/CHAPS payments
o Reconciliation of supplier statements on timely basis
o Answering queries from suppliers and clients
o Preparation of month end reconciliations within given deadlines

The Candidate
The ideal candidate for the role will have experience working as part of a high volume and fast paced accounts team, ideally within an accountancy practice, with essential sound understanding of purchase ledger processes plus demonstrable basic knowledge of VAT. You will be a well organised individual, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail. Excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will be required, as will good IT skills, particularly Excel. Experience using Sage and/or Xero would also be an advantage.

The Company
An ambitious top 20 firm of accountants and business advisors with more than 700 people across multiple UK offices.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Purchase Ledger Clerk, Purchase Ledger Assistant, General Ledger Clerk, Accounts Payable Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Stamford, Corby, Kettering, St Neots, Chatteris, March, Wisbech, Spalding, Bourne.

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