Ref: 584

Working hours Working Hours
Location Belfast
Salary Salary
Benefits Benefits
Closing date 20/02/2017

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Accounts Department, Belfast

Job Role As part of the Accounts team you will be required to work to set procedures on daily, weekly and monthly cycles, liaising with the Accountants and Line Managers.

Main responsibilities

  • Delivering excellent customer service and striving to push standards ever higher
  • Process payments within the agreed terms: via BACS or cheque
  • Check all received invoices and ensure that they match purchase orders
  • Report discrepancies to the relevant departmental manager
  • Register and scan all invoices received and distribute them for authorisation and coding or verification
  • Pass all authorised and coded invoices on a timely basis
  • Produce and distribute follow up lists as necessary
  • Liaise with managers on a regular basis, building strong relationships
  • Reconcile all purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements on a monthly basis
  • Sort daily post for the purchase ledger team
  • Basic administrative duties as and when required
  • Holiday cover for other functions within the office


  • Detail-orientated with a systematic approach to work
  • Training in Kerridge/DMS software preferred
  • Computer literate inc. Microsoft Office
  • Can learn to work with new software quickly and efficiently
  • Organised; can handle conflicting demands
  • Meets deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Exemplary communications skills
  • Discreet with confidential and sensitive information
  • Can work successfully in pressurised situations
  • Previous purchase ledger experience preferred but not essential
  • Experience in a busy administration role

5 GCSEs including Maths and English

Interested? Please visit to download the application and equalities monitoring forms, and ensure to include the reference number 584 on the cover page.

Please email your completed application to

Closing Date: Monday 20February 2017