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Purchase Ledger Clerk

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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


£19000 - £21500 per annum

A multi-award winning independent business is offering a fantastic opportunity for a confident Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their established finance team based in central Brighton, East Sussex. Overseeing the Purchase Ledger function you will report directly to a highly experienced Finance Director and a Finance Manager.

The office is a short walk from both Brighton and London Road Stations and easily accessible via bus routes from across the city.

About You

  • Enthusiastic and motivated currently working in a finance role ideally with a purchase ledger bias
  • Excellent communication skills and able to deal with customer queries as and when required
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel
  • An interest or knowledge of the tech industry would be seen as advantageous
  • With a keen eye for detail, you'll take pride in completing your work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and use your initiative to solve problems
  • Experience of using cloud based accounting software such as Sage

The business hours are 09:00 - 17:30 so a 37.5 hour working week. If you are looking for flexibility around these hours then we would still welcome your application.

About the role and organisation

  • We have worked with this business for over ten years
  • Small finance team offering collaboration and support with your work
  • Maintaining the purchase ledger including invoice input/checking and dealing with credit notes
  • Bank reconciliations and petty cash
  • Stock purchasing and monitoring
  • BACS runs
  • Prepayments/accruals - assisting with and creating journals
  • Joining a small, tight knit team within an organically grown business
  • Deal with queries both internally and externally in the absence of other team members
  • Happy to assist with ad hoc administrative duties within the office when required

The salary advertised has been set by the agency and should be seen as a guide. Salary expectations will be discussed on application.