Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant / Accounts Payable

Altrincham, Cheshire, England
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk

Location: Altrincham, Cheshire

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: Monday - Friday (37.5 Hours per week)

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Our Client is seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk working with the finance team at its main office in Altrincham, Cheshire. The team is part of the wider accounting function based in Kirkland, Seattle.

Our Client brings a taste of US West Coast culture to Manchester with stylish working environment, unusual perks and an ethos in which everyone has a voice.

Primary Responsibilities

They are looking for a top class experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join the finance team. This role will be dealing with the end to end Accounts Payable function, working across the whole ledger i.e. purchase order to supplier payments. You will be required to provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect to all payments of invoices and expenses through purchase ledger. You will also provide any other support to the finance team as required.

This role requires accuracy and speed due to the amount of transactions that that the company deals with on a daily basis. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics accounting package is a definite advantage.

Required Skillset

To be successful for this role it is essential that you can demonstrate evidence and experience all of the following:

  • Experience of working as a Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an end to end AP role
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Ability to process volumes of transactions
  • Experience of month end reconciliations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team working
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to prioritise workload to meet strict monthly deadlines

Whilst not essential, experience of Microsoft Dynamics would be highly desirable.

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Purchase Ledger Clerk, Purchase Ledger Assistant, Purchase Ledger Controller, Purchasing Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant, Finance Admin, Accounts Officer, Accounts Team Assistant, Accounts Co-ordinator, Accounts Clerk, SAGE50, SAGE200, Accounts Payable Assistant will also be considered for the role.

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