Purchase Ledger Clerk

Temporary, Approx. 20+ hours per week, Ripon, North Yorkshire, Competitive Salary

Assisting through our peak period, this is a temporary, varied and multi skilled, target driven role, requiring great attention to detail and time management skills. Responsible for handling invoice queries and raising self-billing and service fee invoices; you must be highly numerate with the ability to work under pressure.

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will be an integral member of the Finance team, you will be responsible for voucher and gift card reconciliations and purchase ledger invoice processing. Handling over £50m worth of invoices each year from recognisable high street retailers.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Processing high volume retailer invoices.
  • Raising self-billing & service fee invoices for retailers.
  • Matching gift voucher invoices to purchase orders raised in Sage 200.
  • Handling invoice queries and ensuring credit notes are raised and processed in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining purchase ledger accounts and allocating payments against invoices.
  • Support of and cover for finance team members when necessary (e.g. during staff holiday).
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required.

What competencies and skills are required?

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Purchase invoice handling and purchase ledger experience.
  • Highly numerate with good written and verbal communication skills (GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above or equivalent).
  • A methodical approach and great attention to detail.
  • Able to build excellent working relationships.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Experience of working in a Finance team.