Purchase Ledger Clerk

Ref: J4329856EP

Salary: £11 - 14 per hour

Location: Brighton, East Sussex, England

Type: Interim

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Banks Finance are currently working with a large well-respected commercial company with offices in Brighton, East Sussex, to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk on a temporary basis for a period of around 2-3 months. Reporting into the Financial Controller  and working in a team you will be part of a highly dedicated and professional Finance team which is responsible for delivering the highest quality of service.

As Purchase Ledger Clerk you will be responsible for the maintenance of supplier accounts to enable prompt and efficient payment, other key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring all relevant documentation is received
  • Processing, scanning, validating and retrieving of invoices
  • Inputting of a high volume of supplier invoices manually as and when required
  • Checking and verifying, and where necessary obtaining approval for invoices from relevant divisions prior to making payment
  • Dealing with and resolving supplier queries as and when they arise
  • Checking payment runs for suppliers on the relevant payment dates and ensuring payment terms are adhered to
  • Managing supplier accounts by reconciling with statements
  • Setting up new, or amending, supplier accounts as requested by managers
  • General administration duties as and when required

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working as a Purchase Ledger Clerk. You will need to have excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing. You will need to have accurate data input skills, be organised and work well under pressure. You will need to be IT literate ( Excel – accounting software) This is a temporary job, candidates available immediately or at short notice will take preference.

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For further information please contact Emma Prior on 01737 300933, or email

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