Purchase Ledger Clerk: £22,000 – £26,000

  • Wrexham
  • 22000 - £26,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: 22000 - £26,000
  • £22000 - £26,000

I am currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a growing company in Wrexham. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for accurately processing invoices, maintaining financial records, and ensuring timely payments to suppliers.

Part time (4 days) candidates will be considered for this role as well as full time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Print invoices from email and open post, ensuring all documentation is accurately recorded.
  • Process invoices efficiently and accurately, verifying details such as pricing, quantities, and terms.
  • Code invoices with correct General Ledger codes and Cost Centres to facilitate accurate financial reporting.
  • Maintain filing systems for invoices and other financial documents for easy retrieval and audit purposes.
  • Perform bank reconciliation to ensure accuracy between bank statements and company records.
  • Reconcile supplier statements regularly to resolve any discrepancies and ensure accounts are up to date.
  • Post transactions to deferment accounts as needed for proper financial tracking.
  • Handle ad hoc duties as they occur, demonstrating flexibility and willingness to assist the finance team.
  • Address supplier queries promptly and professionally via email or phone, maintaining positive relationships.
  • Process payments accurately and in a timely manner, including both UK and Overseas transactions.
  • Assist with cash forecasting to support financial planning and decision-making processes.
  • Manage Barclaycard processing, ensuring transactions are recorded accurately and reconciled with company records.
  • Post cash transactions accurately to the sales ledger, maintaining up-to-date records of receipts.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within the optical or retail industry.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, for dealing with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.


  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Free onsite parking



Purchase Ledger Clerk


Permanent/ Fulltime


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Macaulay Salter

Macaulay Salter is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Macaulay if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 01244 333 069

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