Purchase Ledger Clerk

Spalding, Lincolnshire
£19000 - £22000 per annum
21 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Thomas Sharpe
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Part time

An excellent opportunity for an experienced accounts payable professional to have an impact on the success of the department, and Spalding based manufacturing and production business as a whole as the Purchase Ledger Clerk Within this roles as Purchase Ledger Clerk you will be responsible for the smooth preparation of processing of payment runs as well as the smooth running of the purchase ledger.

Client Details

A leading name in the Manufacturing and Production sector who can provide and excellent working environment with great benefits are in need of an Accounts Payable Officer to join their experienced and growing finance function, based from Spalding. With excellent office facilities the successful candidate will be making an excellent career move.


The Purchase Ledger Clerk will be responsible for:

  • Review and verify invoices and cheque requests in both GBP Sterling and Euro
  • Sort, code, match, prepare for payment, and file invoices
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Prepare and perform cheque runs
  • Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Prepare analysis for accounts
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Produce monthly reports
  • Assist with month end closing


The Purchase Ledger Clerk will be:

  • An experienced user of the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team mentality and a positive attitude
  • Ideally experienced in a number of finance systems
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.
  • Ideally hold industry specific experience

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the Purchase Ledger Clerk will be joining a recognisable name in the manufacturing and production sector, with this role being based from the Spalding site. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary as well as a wide ranging set of benefits.

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