Purchase Ledger Clerk - York - 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

  • Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £21000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a well known, established business based on the outskirts of York. 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.

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.
-Have experience of using Sageline 50 or Sage 200
-Be able to prioritise your workload and work to strict deadlines.
-Be confident with the full purchase ledger process.
-Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Have experience of working within a small finance team is preferable but not essential.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.