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Purchase Ledger Clerk

North East England

  • Reference: 385077
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £18,000 to £19,000

  • Location: Houghton le Spring

The Company

Fast-paced, high growth organisation based in Houghton-le-Spring.

The Role

  • Process high volumes of purchase invoices accurately
  • Gain approval for purchase invoices from budget holders
  • Resolution of account queries raised by suppliers and subcontractors
  • Account reconciliation to statements
  • Process weekly and monthly payment runs
  • Ensure time-critical payments are made promptly and within payment terms
  • Contribute to the day-to-day activities of the purchase ledger function, to ensure the objectives of the team are achieved and improvements are implemented
  • Other duties appropriate to the post

The Person

  • High attention to detail and processing accuracy
  • Ability to complete assigned work within deadlines
  • Ability to develop good team relationships 
  • Able to prioritise and organise workload
  • Confident user of Excel
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility, willingness and positivity


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