Purchase Ledger

  • Location
    Kendal, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Accountancy
  • External Reference
    JN-072022-267918
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Purchase ledger Clerk

Due to continued expansion, I am currently looking for an Purchase Ledger to join a friendly and vibrant Accounts team as a Purchase Ledger.


Your main duty will be to run and maintain a busy purchase ledger alongside daily bookkeeping duties. You will be required to reconcile various income streams and bank accounts and post to Sage 50icloud Accounts. You will be part of a small accounts department and work as a team to ensure the smooth running of the company.



Key Responsibilities:




  • Processing invoices and checking against purchase orders

  • Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger

  • Refunding customers as and when required

  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements

  • Daily bank reconciliation

  • Assist in the preparation of purchase summaries

  • Processing BACS payments and preparing cheques

  • Review P/L regularly and monitor credit limits

  • Monitor the inbox of the accounts team

  • Import excel documents to Sage 50icloud accounts Reconciliation of month-end statements ensuring all matched up and any
    anomalies are dealt with.


Key Traits:



  • Previous purchase ledger experience

  • Great interpersonal and communications skills

  • Self-discipline

  • Good team working skills

  • The ability to work to monthly deadlines

  • An aptitude for IT - knowledge of software packages like Microsoft Word, Excel and 50icloud

  • Thorough, organised and trustworthy



What Adecco can do for you?



We are here to support you through your recruitment process and we offer the following services:




  • Review of your CV to make sure that your application stands out from the crowd

  • First stage interview will be conducted with our consultant using our new Adecco video platform

  • We can arrange interview preparation to support you so you can present yourself professionally and confidently

  • Send you tips on competency based interviewing

  • Help with client research to make sure you are making the right decision for your career

  • Help to negotiate Salary with the client to make sure you get what you deserve

  • We provide a candidate after service , our door is always open and we will check how your new role is going.


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