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The People Alliance are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to work in a fast paced finance department.  The Purchase Ledger Clerk provides whatever support is necessary to the finance team.

Main Responsibilities that may be covered:

  • Code and check invoices
  • Work out VAT payments
  • Pay out money via BACS
  • Check and reconcile supplier statements
  • File invoices and statements
  • Deal with purchase enquiries
  • Process staff expenses
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Managing petty cash
  • Data Entry
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant enquires
  • Reviewing systems and processes and making improvements where necessary
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


Person Specification:

  • The ability and understanding of end-to-end processes
  • The ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels
  • Experience in working in a similar environment in a previous role
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to deal with large amounts of data, to absorb large amounts of information and to identify any key points
  • Experience of working with purchase ledger, expense processing and bank rec etc.
  • You will have the ability to plan and prioritisation workloads
  • Attention to detail
  • To be able to work under pressure and to deadlines

Essential skills & experience

  • Proficient in all Microsoft packages especially excel
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build working relationships across departments
  • Demonstrable experience of bookkeeping
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines

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The People Alliance
Tranquility House, Harbour Walk
Hartlepool, TS24 0UX