Part Time Purchase Ledger Clerk

28 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type

Our client operates with professional services environment and has a permanent, part time vacancy for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their finance team. The role is working 20 hours per week, preferably over 4 or 5 days a week, but not essential. You will have responsibility for the Purchase Ledger system across all offices. Coding, processing and obtaining authorisation of invoices from budget holders. Issuing payments via bank transfer or cheque and sending remittances to suppliers. Statement reconciliation. Query resolution.

Main responsibilities:

Collating, coding and checking authorisation for nominal payments. Arranging payment by bank transfer or cheque.

Identification of capital purchases and maintenance of asset register. To ensure assets are categorised correctly. Monthly depreciation journals posting. Identify and deal with disposals. Assisting in monthly reconciliation to nominal ledger.

Assisting in the identification and control of all prepayments. Set up of recurring journals. Monthly spreadsheet analysis and reconciliation to nominal ledger.

Assisting in the identification and control of all accruals. Monthly spreadsheet analysis and reconciliation to nominal ledger.

Making partners drawings, profit and ad hoc payments.

Management and reconciliation of petty cash.

Reconciliation of office credit cards to include collating and checking receipts, coding and posting to the system. Query resolution.

Monthly nominal journal production/processing.

VAT fuel scale analysis, calculations and journals. Ensuring partners car information is updated and cross referenced with vehicle registration details.

To undertake any other reasonable duties as required.


Previous experience of purchase ledger is essential with good attention to detail and a methodical, organised work method. You must be IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available