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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Peterlee, County Durham
£20,000 to £23,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2021

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Full Time, Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 16:30, Fridays 08:00 to 15:30

£20-23k p/a



Do you have a passion for working in finance? Do you want to join a well-established team? Do you have an AAT qualification or do you have the ambition to complete your AAT qualification? Do you have experience with sage 200? Do you have a methodical approach to your role and enjoy following processes? If so, this opportunity could be perfect for you.

Working for a manufacturing company based in Peterlee, you will be supporting the accounts department with responsibility for the Purchase Ledger. This is a fast-paced role in busy finance department so you will need a methodical approach to your work, as well as being very organised and accurate.


  • Coding of invoices and credit notes
  • Entering invoices/credit notes on to accounts system (Sage 200)
  • Matching purchase order numbers with delivery notes/invoices
  • Distribution of invoices for payment authorisation
  • Dealing with invoice queries
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Preparing and processing Bacs payment run
  • Day to day running of the front office desk
  • Answering and directing phone calls
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Controls and manages vending machines stocks
  • Administers uniform requirements and stock
  • General ad-hoc duties

Key Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Communication skills - written and verbal
  • Good planning and organisation
  • Time management
  • Polite and courteous
  • Has a "can do / will do" attitude
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Displays good time management skills
  • Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner


  • Working towards AAT, or ambition to complete an accounting qualification
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • SAGE 200 experience
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Good Organisational skills
  • Capable of managing diverse workload

If you think this is the kind of role you have been waiting for, please do not hesitate to apply; we would love to hear from you.

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  • Job Reference: 379179727-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Westray Recruitment Group
    Westray Recruitment Group
  • Location: Peterlee, County Durham
  • Salary: £20,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent