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Purchase Ledger

Canterbury, Kent
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Purchase Ledger


£26K depending on experience plus excellent benefits


Our client is currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their Canterbury office. The company offers fantastic training and development opportunities as well as excellent working condition and a fantastic company culture.

As Purchase Ledger Clerk You will provide detailed support to the Finance department, covering a variety of responsibilities within a supportive team to ensure many of the core functions of the department are delivered efficiently and providing excellent and proactive service to our internal customers. The core responsibilities include managing Purchase Ledger, staff and Partner expenses, client monies, bank payments as well as other ad hoc requirements. You will need to be proactive in problem solving plus resolve internal and external issues in a confident and meticulous manner.

The objectives of the role

To assist with the Bookkeeping and day to day administrative tasks of the Central Finance team as they undertake a new dynamic way of working.


  • Purchase Ledger duties including invoice coding/posting, weekly payment runs, liaising with suppliers and resolving queries
  • Handling Client monies in according with ICAEW Regulations, processing of bank payments and reconciliations
  • General Bookkeeping tasks to assist the Finance Team, including Staff & Partner Expenses
  • Accurate Data Entry into the Finance system to ensure data is available for firmwide Financial Reporting deadlines
  • Quickly understand and help to put in place best practices to assist the use of a new accounts package and develop improvements in the Purchase Ledger
  • Liaising with and working closely with client service teams across the firm
  • Providing support to the Finance Director, Finance Controller and other members of the Central Finance team
  • Adhoc administrative duties


  • 5 GCSE s at Level C or above (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in a Finance department
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping
  • Effective communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • A team player with a driven, self-starter attitude
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  • Job Reference: 699490792-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ashville Knight
    Ashville Knight
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £26,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent