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Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:05/04/2019

We are currently recruiting a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our Newcastle office, this role is temporary with the view to becoming permanent. The purpose of this role is to manage accounts payable ledgers for several group entities and facilitate an effective running of the invoice processing and accounting for the Patrick Parsons Group.

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:

Please send your CV, salary expectations and notice period to