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Purchase Ledger Clerk


Barnstaple / Hybrid

Ref DS8272

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Purchase Ledger Clerk – Barnstaple / Hybrid - £22,000

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to have been engaged by a major North Devon employer with plans to significantly increase their headcount within accountancy and finance over the next 12-24 months. The business has a major stronghold in the services sector and now operates on a national scale. This is a full time, permanent position and the company offers hybrid working which could see the successful candidate completing the majority of the hours on a remote basis. 

The company seeks to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk to support their Barnstaple based AP team. This role represents a fantastic opportunity for a junior level applicant with baseline accounting experience who seek to develop a long term career in the sector. The positions work within a friendly and highly experienced team that operate in a fast paced environment. Core responsibilities to include: 

- Act as an initial point of contact for supplier enquiries and liaise with colleagues across all remits to resolve

- Creation and location of invoices ensuring appropriate VAT status and invoice coding

- Reconciliation of supplier statements 

- Ensure payment authorisation of supplier invoices

- Assisting with month end procedures

- Assisting with AP system process improvements

For this opportunity we seek an ambitious and confident applicant who possess at least 4-6 months of recently gained experience in a general ledger position, ideally within a high volume environment. Candidate’s should possess good general MS Office experience to include proficient use of Excel. This is a fast based department that will call for strong multi-tasking and exceptional internal/external communication skills and an excellent attention to detail. 

This is a business that promotes internal promotion and looks to supports the development of its employees. The company offers excellent working benefits including generous holiday allowance, a superb pension scheme and various non-financial additions. For further details including a detailed role specification, please contact Dan Saunders quoting reference DS8272 ASAP. 


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