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Purchase Ledger Clerk
Plymouth, Devon
£26,750 FTE

Our client, a successful commercial business, based on the outskirts of Plymouth, is currently seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to joint heir team on a Full-time temporary basis.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Purchase Ledger Clerk is responsible for managing the company cash and banking operations, ensuring accuracy in transactions and account management. You’ll handle purchase ledger transactions, oversee staff overtime and expenses, and resolve purchasing and payment queries promptly.

The responsibilities:

  • Manage daily cash and bank transactions, prepare monthly reconciliations, and handle month-end journal preparations.
  • Coordinate with suppliers for invoices, credit notes, and payments, ensuring prompt responses to queries.
  • Reconcile daily stock reports and process purchase ledger transactions and supplier payments.
  • Monthly reconciliation of suppliers’ statements and intercompany invoices.
  • Address phone queries, process credit card payments, and handle staff overtime and expense requests.
  • Ensure management approval and timely submission to Payroll & HR Support Manager.
  • Provide assistance across different areas of the accounts department as needed.

The candidate:

  • Experience in accounts, especially in purchase ledger processing and cash/bank management.
  • Proficiency in accounting software like Sage, demonstrating computer literacy.
  • Prior involvement in processing foreign currency transactions and handling foreign exchange differences.
  • Strong accuracy in preparing, processing, and reporting financial information.
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Track record of meeting accounting deadlines and performing well under pressure.

If you would like to know more about this Purchase Ledger Clerk opportunity, please get in touch with Rachel Dawson, here at Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment.

Ref: 14759

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Job Location: Plymouth
Job Type/Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Up to £26750 per annum
Job Reference: 14759
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