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Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Ref: AELC181120
  • Oldham
  • Posted: 4 hours ago
  • Salary Expectation: £9 per hour

Availability/Notice Period: Immediate


  • 2019 Level 3 Business and Administration – Damar Training
  • 2018 Extended Diploma Performing Arts – Hopwood College
  • 2016 9 GCSE’s achieved at grade A – C including Maths and English – North Chadderton School

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel


Career Summary

Most Recent Employer – Construction

Position – Finance / Purchase Ledger Assistant

Dates – August 2018 – October 2020

  • Worked in a small team of 2 – reported to and worked closely with the company Bookkeeper
  • Responsible for the Purchase Ledger function within the business
  • Scan, match, batch and coding of Purchase Ledger invoices – up to 30 per day with values up to £20,000
  • Responsible for making Supplier payments – processed Credit Card and Cheque payments – up to £60,000 in value
  • Matched PO numbers to Invoices and investigated any discrepancies
  • Responsible for monthly Supplier Statement Reconciliations
  • Recorded and maintained Supplier details and raised orders for them
  • Set up new Suppliers on Purchase Ledger system
  • Processed Subcontractor applications and chased invoices
  • Dealt with and resolved Supplier invoice queries
  • Processed monthly Credit Card and expenses returns
  • Dealt with company Gas and Electric renewals
  • Updated and sent Insurance details to current clients annually
  • Posted Labour payments on a weekly basis through Subcontractor Accounting System
  • Assisted with Audit preparation annually with the Bookkeeper
  • Assisted with collation of information for numerous reports as and when required
  • Answered and screened all incoming phone calls and emails
  • Managed stationery stock and placed orders / raised POs as and when required
  • Greeted visitors
  • Organised company events and Charity fundraisers
  • General ad hoc admin duties

Reason for leaving; Redundancy


Previous Employer – Retail

Position – Sales Assistant

Dates – September 2017 – August 2018

  • Gained confidence working in a busy business environment
  • Established how to work efficiently in a team
  • Learnt how to deal with difficult/uncomfortable situations in the right manner
  • Operated the tills
  • Assisted customers with any queries and helping solve them
  • Helped on the Customer Service desk
  • Updated stock
  • Helped with restocking and display
  • Clean the tills and the shop floor