Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our team.


  • Regularly run various purchase ledger reports, raising issues where necessary;
  • General Accounts office filing;
  • Ensure daily bank statement is matched to payments leaving the bank account;
  • Manually process contracted supplier invoices, according to accounts payable policies;
  • Matching Invoices;
  • Setup new suppliers;
  • Responsible for assigned accounts;
  • Reconcile Monthly Credit Card Statements / expenses;
  • Liasion with suppliers;
  • Raising Purchase Orders for goods purchased;
  • Expenses processing and review;
  • Weekly payment selection;
  • Processing supplier invoices and obtaining approval;
  • Cover for sales ledger as required;
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal).


  • Flexibility and a team player;
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years purchase ledger experience;
  • Fast paced working environment;
  • Reconciling Supplier Statements and dealing with any queries;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills;
  • Maintenance of PO System;
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills;
  • Bookkeeping experience;
  • Distribute invoices to Managers within the organisation;
  • A willingness to learn and take extra responsibilities;
  • Process business expenses;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Actively studying or looking to start studying an accountancy qualification;
  • Check & code invoices.