Purchase Ledger Clerk

Location: Cleckheaton
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Upto £20,000
Contact Name: Jade Lawlor
Contact Email: jade.lawlor@gapprofessional.com


Our client is dynamic, driven and totally focussed on satisfying their customers from start to finish; from innovative product development right through to consumer feedback, they seek to exceed expectation at every turn and, when recruiting, always look for like-minded individuals to join them. 
As a business who proudly care about their staff, they are passionate about the development, training and job satisfaction of employees and foster a culture of acceptance and diversity that empowers individuals to achieve. 
Due to continued growth, they are now looking for a self-starting Accounts Assistant with all-round Purchase/Sales Ledger experience, gained in a fast-paced environment, to join them on a permanent basis at their site in Cleckheaton. 
As the site is in operation 24-hours a day, it is very important that applicants have the flexibility to work outside of standard hours on occasion when the business needs require. 

£20,000 - £22,000 Per Anum. 
Contract: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm / 7am - 4pm 
Location: Cleckheaton. 

Your responsibilities as a Purchase Ledger Clerk / Accounts Assistant are listed below: 

Purchase Ledger/Sales Ledger Responsibilities: 
• Filling out cover sheets for invoices as per FCPA guidelines 
• Matching up invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes 
• Posting invoices on NAV system 
• Updating invoices received on spreadsheets 
• Maintaining organised filing system and checking invoices for FCPA compliance 
• Checking supplier statements against ledgers 
• Dealing with supplier queries such as payment requests 
• Invoice sales on the NAV system via EDI 
• Ensure accuracy and integrity of invoicing processing. 
• Investigate, analyse and resolve payment discrepancies 
• Invoicing, payment, claims and query resolutions 
• Regular reporting and analysis of Aged Debt, demonstrating recovery actions. 
• Accurate sales analysis reporting on daily, weekly and monthly basis


Purchase Ledger Clerk/Accounts Assistant Duties: 
• Daily factory reports on labour and repack performance 
• Basic month end ledger reconciliations and posting of accruals and prepayments 
• Month end balance sheet reconciliation and submission for some ledger accounts 
• Daily slicing yield analysis 
• Processing weekly payment run and uploading to banking systems 
• Cost reporting into the weekly management accounts 

Competencies required : 
• Must demonstrate drive and passion in achieving set targets. 
• Demonstrate resilience, be enthusiastic and motivated with a “can do will do” approach 
• Brilliant execution – professional output, prompt and courteous 
• Enjoy work and encourage others to do the same. 
• Forward thinking with good planning skills 
• Discretion and confidentiality 
• Highly organised 
• Clear communication style face-to-face, written and via the telephone 
• Good Excel and system skills 
• Relevant work experience 
• Ability to work to deadlines 
• Team player

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