Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted: 8 May 2024

Mpeople Recruitment are excited to be recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a well-established and reputable organisation based in Oldham within their Finance department.

Hours: 08:30 – 17:00 Monday to Friday

Salary: £23,000

Location: Oldham

Purpose of the role: Responsible for the daily matching of documentation and input transactions into the company’s purchasing and purchase ledger.  Scanning of invoice documentation and outgoing delivery notes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily input of purchase orders, good receipts and matching supplier invoices, resolving queries as necessary.
  • Deal with internal and external a/p queries.
  • Scanning processed documents into archive system.
  • Scanning company delivery notes into archive system.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Prepare and process foreign currency payments including ordering of currency when needed.
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliation when required.
  • Liaise with external bodies as required – auditors.
  • Ensuring general filing for the department is kept to a high standard.
  • Provide cover when required for the supervisor role.
  • Undertake other tasks in line with the business needs.

Skills & Attributes Required:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a similar sized business (essential).
  • Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Outlook (essential).
  • GCSE English and Math’s - Grade C or above (essential).
  • Bookkeeping skills (desirable).
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to work to deadlines. (essential).
  • Excellent attention to detail (essential)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (essential).

Please note that Mpeople cannot respond to all applicants due to the high volumes of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept that on this occasion your application hasn’t been successful. Mpeople wishes you all the best in your job search.


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