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Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary:£17,000-£19,000* dependent upon relevant experience
  • Closing date:25/08/2018

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and welcoming team in our Head Office in Newcastle.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Processing supplier invoices to the AP ledger
  • Identifying and resolving queries with relevant departments and suppliers
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Liaising with suppliers to resolve queries
  • Maintain all filing systems
  • Sorting incoming mail with urgent mail being hand delivered whilst maintaining professional standards of confidentiality
  • Checking expense claims against receipts inline with the group expense policy
  • Recording expenses in Sage 50 Accounts
  • Scanning and archiving of documents
  • Supporting other areas of the Finance team as and when required
  • Identifying ways to improve processes and liaising with other technical staff where appropriate

Qualifications, skills and person specification:

Desirable but not essential:

  • Previous admin/office-based experience
  • Previous customer services experience
  • AAT accountancy qualification desirable


  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to effectively manage several company ledgers
  • Excellent IT skills required including use of outlook and Excel and other Microsoft Office programmes
  • High attention to detail
  • Top quality organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently whilst being a team player
  • Polite and professional manner
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Sage 50 Accounts experience

How to apply:

If you are qualified and have relevant experience please submit your CV to Please send us your CV with your current notice period and salary expectations.

If you are looking for a varied position, with an exciting, successful organisation please get in touch for more information.