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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Reading, Berkshire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Purchase Ledger ROLE OVERVIEW Due to continued growth, our client is recruiting a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their finance team. The role consists of processing invoices against POs, dealing with invoice / PO queries, supplier statement reconciliations and assisting with the accurate production of payment runs. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Matching invoices to POs & uploading within Xero & Procurify, taking care to police coding
  • Nominal checking monthly on Xero
  • Ensure correct VAT code is being used
  • Liaising with suppliers / purchasing dept to resolve any invoice queries
  • Maintaining the purchase ledger accounts, completing statement reconciliations to ensure that all accounts are up to date
  • Regularly review the Aged Creditors report
  • Assist in processing payment runs
  • Looking after subscriptions ledger and maintaining spreadsheet
  • Help maintain the accounts ledger inbox
  • Provide holiday cover for other finance team members
  • Carry out other administrative duties relating to the finance function
  • Other 'ad hoc' duties as and when requested


  • Previous purchase ledger experience essential
  • Competent in using Google Workspace
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, specifically excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team & on own initiative
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Prior experience with Xero would be helpful, but not essential
  • Prior experience with Procurify (Purchase Order system) would be helpful, but not essential
  • AAT qualification
  • Book-keeping qualification

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  • Job Reference: 706199781-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent