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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Contract Duration: 3-4 months (potential for extension)

  • Location:
    Edinburgh EH7
  • Job Type: Full-time, Contract
  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Reed are seeking an interim Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our finance team. This role is crucial for maintaining our financial records and will involve processing high volumes of purchasing invoices, matching and coding invoices, and reconciling supplier statements.

Day-to-day of the role:
  • Process high volumes of purchasing invoices with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Match and code invoices to ensure they align with purchase orders and contracts.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to maintain accurate financial records.
  • Manage and resolve queries related to invoices and payments via a shared inbox.
  • Support the Transactional Finance Manager with ad hoc duties as required.
  • Initially, attend the office for the first few weeks for training on the bespoke system and team integration.

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a purchase ledger or similar finance role.
  • Proficient in handling high volumes of invoices and data entry.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to match and code invoices accurately.
  • Excellent communication skills for managing queries and building relationships with suppliers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with finance systems and Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.

  • Hybrid working model (3 days at home, 2 days in the office after initial training period).
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive and friendly team environment.
  • Exposure to a bespoke finance system and the chance to contribute to a vital sector.

To apply for the Purchase Ledger Clerk position, please submit your CV above and week look forward to hearing from you.

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