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Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Purchase Ledger Clerk


Due to continuous success a Newcastle based financial services and technology organisation are looking to appoint a new Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their finance team on a full-time basis, working Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:30.

What’s in it for you:

  • A salary of £23,000

  • Hybrid working, 3 days in the office and 2 work from home days

  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • 3% pension

The Role:

  • Set up and maintain accurate and up to date supplier details and account records.

  • Maintain regular supplier contact by phone and e-mail.

  • Process purchase invoices into the accounts system tracking them along the various stages.

  • Produce weekly BACS runs via reconciling supplier statements to the Aged Creditors reports.

  • Handle disputed accounts and negotiate overdue accounts to bring payment in line with supplier terms and conditions.

  • Ensure that all due debts are paid in a timely manner which aids company’s operations and cash flows.

  • Any other duties commensurate with the level of this post, which will be discussed with you.

  • Reviewing efficiencies and implementing new controls & automation projects in the PL department to ensure smooth running.


  • Highly motivated and driven

  • Proven experience in purchase ledger roles

  • Experience and good knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, lookups etc)

  • Self-discipline

  • A calm manner, and a positive thought process.

  • AAT Level 3 qualification – desired but not essential

Person Specification:

As a potential candidate, you will possess drive, ambition, and passion for your role, along with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, good commercial awareness, and the ability to manage relationships both internally and externally with a willingness to learn and work as part of a team.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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