Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Permanent
  • Warwick
  • £25000 - £30000 per annum + Hybrid Working GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Job Description

Location: Coventry

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Company Overview:

I’m working with a dynamic and growing company. They are committed to delivering excellence in their products/services and maintaining strong relationships with their clients. As part of their continuous expansion, they are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their finance team.

Position Overview:

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk you will play a crucial role in the financial operations of our organization. You will be responsible for accurately recording and managing all aspects of our purchase ledger, ensuring that invoices are processed efficiently, suppliers are paid on time, and financial records are kept up to date.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Invoice Processing:
    • Receive and verify invoices for accuracy and compliance with company policies.
    • Code and enter invoices into the accounting system.
    • Reconcile discrepancies and follow up with suppliers or internal departments as needed.
  1. Supplier Relations:
    • Maintain positive relationships with suppliers.
    • Respond promptly to supplier inquiries and resolve any billing issues.
    • Ensure payments are made in accordance with payment terms and company policies.
  1. Expense Reports:
    • Process and reconcile employee expense reports.
    • Verify receipts and documentation to ensure compliance with company policies.
  1. Record Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all purchase ledger transactions.
    • Assist in month-end and year-end closing processes.
  1. Payment Processing:
    • Prepare and process payment runs, including BACS, cheques, and electronic transfers.
    • Ensure timely and accurate payments to suppliers.
  1. Financial Reporting:
    • Assist in the preparation of financial reports related to the purchase ledger.
    • Provide support for audits and compliance as needed.
  1. Ad Hoc Duties:
    • Assist the finance team with ad hoc tasks and projects as required.
    • Contribute to process improvements within the finance department.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar purchase ledger role is preferred.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality and data integrity.


  • Competitive salary of £28,000 per annum.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual looking to contribute to the success of a growing company, we encourage you to apply for the Purchase Ledger Clerk position at [Company Name]. Join our finance team and be a part of our journey towards excellence in financial management.

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