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Purchase Ledger Clerk - West York

  • Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a well known, established business based on the outskirts of York City Centre. Due to a recent positive restructure, our client are currently looking to recruit for two Purchase Ledger Clerks that will report directly into the Accounts Payable Manager. You will join a developed, knowledgeable yet small finance team and as such will gain start to finish experience of the Accounts Payable process. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive business that encourages employee development and training.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a high volume, fast paced environment and should have practical experience of using either Sageline 50 or Sage 200.Candidates with no previous accounts experience will be considered alongside those who do.

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the Purchase Ledger process, this includes;

-Processing in excess of 2000 purchase invoices and credit notes per month.
-Matching and coding purchase invoices.
-Prioritising supplier payments and making sure the ledger is updated for payment.
-Dealing with supplier queries and first point of contact over the telephone.
-Performing supplier statement reconciliations.
-Maintaining relationships with both colleagues and clients.
-Other ad-hoc tasks such as month end reporting and assisting within other areas of finance as and when required.

You will:

-Have previous experience of working within a finance team with Accounts Payable or will have an interest in a career in finance.
-Have experience of using Sageline 50 or Sage 200
-Be able to prioritise your workload and work to strict deadlines.
-Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Be eager to learn and will have a positive , hands on approach.
-Have experience of working within a small finance team is preferable but not essential.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.