Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a dynamic financial services firm in the heart of London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a professional and timely service in respect to all payments of invoices and expenses through the purchase ledger, bank reconciliations and sales invoice processing.


  • Arrange for fortnightly and weekly BACS files to be submitted for payment
  • Ensure all invoices are signed off at an appropriate authorisation level
  • Produce monthly creditor's age analysis
  • Produce monthly supplier reconciliation's for all suppliers
  • Match approved purchase orders with Invoices
  • Ensure all direct debit payments & cheques are posted to the appropriate cashbook and correct profit and loss accounts
  • Deal with all invoice queries internal and external to the company
  • Raise cheques where applicable
  • Post monthly Intercompany/branch journals
  • Raise Sales invoices within deadlines having verified charges to contracts
  • Agree sales invoicing data received from branches to Wiami
  • Follow up discrepancies with relevant branch managers and copy General Manager and AP/AR Supervisor
  • Produce monthly debtors age analysis within required deadline dates to be reviewed by respective AP/AR Supervisor
  • Ensure timely collection of money
  • Perform ad hoc duties within the finance department as and when required


  • 2 years experience within a Purcahse Ledger position
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Good understanding of double entry bookkeeping and basic principles of accounting
  • Understanding of AP and AR systems and processing
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive team player

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