Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Salary: £21k - 24k per year


Accounts Payable/ Query Resolution/ Supplier Relationship Management/ Permanent Role/ Annual Bonus/ Agile Working

I am keen to speak to Purchase Ledger clerks with experience of both processing and query resolution to fulfil a permanent role in Manchester City Centre.

This position will suit somebody who has both excellent communication skills and an understanding of the end-to-end accounts payable process.

Although not a customer service role, the successful candidate will need to have a customer focus and so previous experience in this field is highly advantageous. The role will also support the wider payables function as required.

My client can offer agile working (2 days in the office), an annual bonus, development opportunities and an excellent benefits package.

Job Description:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with a large database of key and regional suppliers
  • Management and resolution of any queries that may arise – investigating complex issues and escalating to senior team members as required
  • Ensuring efficiency within the team and therefore payment of invoices within agreed terms
  • Statement and account reconciliations
  • Requesting copy invoices as required
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to investigate and resolve queries
  • Removing invoices from ‘on hold’ status as required
  • Supporting with invoice processing and setting up new suppliers
  • Project and general finance support as required


  • Previous accounts payable experience and understanding (larger business experience is highly advantageous)
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Positive and motivated personality
  • Excellent communication skills via email and telephone
  • Customer focussed approach
  • Logical and practical mentality
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Happy to work from both the office in Manchester City Centre and remotely
  • Strong Excel and computerised systems skills

If you have the skills and experience detailed above and are keen to hear more about this role, please call Rosie on 01617110821 or submit your CV for immediate consideration. Although home working will be available applicants must be Greater Manchester based to be considered.

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