Purchase Ledger Clerk

England, Lancashire, Accrington
£19000 - £20000 per annum
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 23, 2021
JN -012021-2001910
Tom Rothwell
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Contract, Interim
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified, Other

Purchase Ledger Clerk


6 month Fixed Term Contract

Immediate Start

Client Details

An excellent opportunity has arisen with a leading service sector business based in the centre of Accrington due to a recent internal reorganisation. This company are in a stable sector and have continued to be busy throughout 2020 making this a highly sought after opportunity in the current climate.


The Purchase Ledger Clerk role is initially a temporary contract which has the opportunity to be extended.

Working as a team of a 2 and reporting into the Management Accountant you will have the opportunity to look after:

  • Matching, checking, coding and posting invoices
  • Processing monthly payment runs
  • Making payments via BACS
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Filing invoices
  • Managing petty cash
  • Data entry
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant enquiries
  • Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers
  • Reviewing systems and processes and making improvements where necessary


In order to apply for the role you should:

Have previous experience in a purchase ledger/ accounts payable role

Be available to consider an immediate start temporary role

Be able to commute to Accrington office when required in the future

Job Offer

25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Free Parking

Remote working (need to be in commuting distance of the office in Accrington)


Company discount scheme

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