Purchase Ledger ClerkPurchase Ledger Clerk


Job Description

About the role
The candidate would be dedicated to ensuring that all invoices are matched to a purchase order with discrepancies investigated in a timely manner. The candidate should be comfortable liaising with suppliers and competent in completing supplier statement reconciliations and preparing payment runs.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all supplier records are maintained and updated on internal systems;
  • Processing of purchase invoices and matching to purchase order;
  • Being the key contact for supplier finance teams;
  • Completion of supplier statement reconciliations;
  • Organisation of bi-monthly payment runs;
  • Assist in the preparation of management reporting;
  • Ensure strict confidentiality at all times.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
  • The person we are looking for would possess the following skills and attributes
  • Diligence and attention to detail;
  • Excellent organisation skills;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Good working knowledge of Excel;
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

Our ideal candidate would have experience:
  • Using Sage 50 or Sage 200
  • Using Microsoft Dynamics (CRM)

Although no formal qualifications are essential for this role, the successful candidate should have relevant work-related experience, attained a good all-around standard of education.

Location and Working Arrangements:
The position offered is based out of Aspire’s Gateshead Head Office.

The working hours are normally Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:30 with 1hr for lunch, although exact working hours can be discussed.

Reporting and Department:
The individual will report to the Head of Finance Operations.

Hours of Work:
Hours: 37.5 per week