Purchase Ledger Clerk

Ely, Cambridgeshire
£18000 - £21000 per annum
16 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Thomas Sharpe
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Part time

A fantastic opportunity for a finance professional with junior accounts exposure to join a leading FMCG, operating from their Ely based site. Within this role as a Purchase Ledger Clerk you will be responsible for the smooth running of the accounts payable function as well as ensuring the accurate and timely processing of supplier statements.

Client Details

A fast paced and ambitious FMCG with a national remit are in need of a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their experienced, but equally ambitious team. Able to provide a fantastic working environment, made by the employees who are at the forefront of the business.


The Purchase Ledger Clerk will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the accurate and timely input of supplier statements onto the existing purchase ledger system
  • Matching of supplier statements to ongoing KPI's
  • Ensuring supplier payments are processed and paid within the existing credit terms
  • The reconciliations of supplier statements
  • Preparing weekly suggested payments
  • Liaising closely with the Finance Manager on existing cash requirements across a number of currencies


The successful candidate for the Purchase Ledger Clerk will be:

  • Actively studying their AAT or aiming to do so
  • Experienced in a relevant sector, ideally FMCG
  • Confident in liaising with key stakeholders within the business as well as external suppliers
  • Confident user of Excel and with experience across a number of accounting systems

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the Purchase Ledger Clerk will making a fantastic career move within this Ely based business. Alongside the competitive salary and benefits package you will also receive a number of progression opportunities within this excellent organisation.

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