Purchase Ledger Clerk Job | HT13394 - Howett Thorpe

Purchase Ledger Clerk
Guildford, Surrey

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Salary: £23,000 plus a comprehensive benefits package including study support

Benefits: Competitive benefits package
Reference number HT13394
Added on Jan 25, 2017

About The Role

Based in Guildford, you will be working within a team of five Purchase Ledger Clerks, reporting directly into the Management Accountant.  You will be responsible for processing all invoices of the business, ensuring payment duties are carried out in an accurate and timely manner. 

It will involve:

  • Scanning and profiling invoices
  • Entering invoices and expenses onto the AP system
  • Preparing approved invoices for the payment
  • Making payments (sterling and foreign currency) by BACS, CHAPS and cheque
  • Checking statements received from suppliers
  • Dealing with internal and external telephone queries
  • Monitoring aged creditor information

About Our Client

This client of Howett Thorpe is an established international organisation.  

About You

  • Strong accounts experience within a commercial finance team to include purchase ledger 
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise key tasks
  • Good knowledge of spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Highly numerate
  • Problem solving skills

Things you should know

The successful applicant can look forward to generous benefits including 25 days holiday, pension, free car parking and other generous in-house company benefits.


Commutable from: Addlestone, Chertsey, Cobham, Cranleigh, Crawley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Redhill, Reigate, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windsor, Woking


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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