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Purchase Ledger Clerk


Barnstaple / Hybrid

Ref JVS9036

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

If you are an ambitious, driven individual who is looking to take the next step in your finance career, we could have just the opportunity for you…

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to have been re-engaged by a major North Devon employer to assist in their search for a Purchase Ledger Clerk. The business has a major stronghold in the services sector and now operates on an international 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. The position works 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 discrepancies

- 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. Candidates should possess good general MS Office experience to include proficient use of Excel. This is a fast-paced department that will call for strong multi-tasking, exceptional internal/external communication skills and an excellent attention to detail. 

This is a business that promotes internal promotion and looks to support 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 Jay Vilarrubi-Smith quoting reference JVS9036 ASAP.

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