Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 23000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Purchase ledger Clerk
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-122019-111810

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk you responsibilities will include;



  • To provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect to all payments of invoices through Purchase Ledger;

  • To provide any other support to the Finance Director and Finance team, as required;

  • Contacts and liaises with budget-holders for authorisation of invoices;

  • Liaises with employees at all levels within the organisation;

  • To ensure that the Purchase Ledger is accurately maintained and process deadlines (payment dates) are met;

  • To ensure suppliers (trade suppliers, councillors, partners) are paid in accordance with agreed terms and conditions, or in accordance with best practice;

  • To ensure good internal control with respect to the Purchase Ledger function. For example, purchase orders (PO's) are raised and approved by the appropriate signatories, PO's are attached to invoices for payment, invoices signed by the appropriate signatories and coded correctly.


The successful Purchase Ledger Clerk will have excellent organisation skills, the ability to prioritise their workload and work to deadlines, be a good team player and be able to communicate at all levels, be experienced with Excel and other Microsoft Office packages and have a good understanding of accounting packages such as SAGE.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Matthew Lawson