Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Details

  • Location: York
  • Job Ref: PLC-YO
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
  • Contact: Helen Gaffney
  • Contact Email: Email Helen
  • Closing Date:

Job Purpose

The role of the Purchase Ledger Clerk works to ensure that supplier invoices and payments are processed with accuracy in a timely manner, as well as taking ownership and maintaining accurate supplier accounts ensuring that account issues are resolved to minimise impact.

Key responsibilities

  • Processing purchase invoices in the accounting system (Currently Xero)
  • Pro-actively resolving invoice variances with suppliers and operations.
  • Manually coding invoices and ensuring all invoices are duly authorised.
  • Raising payment runs on a timely basis.
  • Reconciling supplier statements in a timely manner.
  • Performing regular housekeeping checks and ensure ledgers are tidy.
  • Create and maintain supplier account data.
  • Working to meet deadlines in accordance with month-end closedown timetable.
  • Raising ad hoc individual payment requests when necessary.
  • Assisting the Sales ledger team where required
  • Processing and expenses and mileage claim forms
  • Contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance Department by assisting in identifying and implementing improved processes and procedures.
  • Adhering to Health and Safety rules and guidance set by legislation, company standards and site standards.

Education & qualifications


  • O-Level / GCSE Grades A-C Maths & English.
  • Experience of sales ledger processing.


  • Experience of Xero
  • Experience of Odoo (or other ERP system).

Work Experience


  • Minimum 1 year working in a busy purchase ledger department.

How To Apply

To apply please send an up-to-date CV and letter of application.

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