Purchase Ledger Clerk
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 26/05/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06650-0010956134


Robert Half, Welwyn Garden City, are pleased to be supporting our client in Stevenage in recruiting a Purchase Ledger Clerk. This opportunity would suit a candidate who has extensive experience in the Accounts Payable function.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for inputting a high volume of purchase invoices and obtaining the necessary authorisation
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger
  • Perform monthly reconciliations including Aged Creditors, Suppliers Statements and Petty Cash
  • Prepare BACS payments in line with payment terms and issue remittance advices to suppliers
  • Deal with supplier account queries via telephone, email and resolve queries promptly
  • Process approved requisitions, creating purchase orders and liaise with suppliers on delivery lead times and prices
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end audit files and queries arising
  • Document management including the filing, archiving and retrieval of invoices
  • Constantly review internal accounting systems and processes and submit and/or implement improvements as appropriate
  • Ensure full compliance with all regulatory matters concerning own remit
  • Maintain an appropriate level of competence around IT and accounting packages

Essential Requirements:

  • At least 2 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Good IT Skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including a polite telephone manner
  • Ability to be organised and have good time management skills


Between £20,000 - £25,000

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice

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