Purchase Ledger Assistant

Purchase Ledger Clerk required in Kingston Upon Thames
Monday- Friday
37.5 hours per week
£20,000 - £22,000 DOE


We require a Purchase Ledger Clerk / Assistant of the highest calibre to join our team at our client's Vehicle Dealership in Kingston Upon Thames. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business and build your career with a company where strong principles of colleagues, customers, sustainability and community focus are built into our vision.

This is an exciting role working 37.5 hours a week

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To supervise the purchase ledger team
  • To receive on a daily basis all details of all purchases in respect of goods and services received and ensure that customer invoices have been purchased.
  • Manage supplier relationships, ensuring all statements are reconciled monthly.
  • Enter details into the accounting system ensuring that they are posted to the correct account.
  • Register all purchases and prepare on a monthly basis an analysis of the purchase ledger and ensure it reconciles with supplier statements resolving any queries which may arise.
  • Ensure any credits are actioned as appropriate and that the necessary accounts are amended.
  • Obtain necessary sign off for cheques and ensure dispatch.
  • Manage the process of passing of Invoices for payment.
  • Provide support to other finance functions as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous Purchase Ledger experience essential and Kerridge experience preferable.
  • Excellent numerical and administrative ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team
  • IT Literate


  • Bonus scheme (only if the role comes with it)
  • 21 days Annual Leave, plus Bank Holidays, rising to 25 days after 2 years.
  • Private Medical Insurance (if we offer it, its mainly for management positions)
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • Generous company matched pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Staff Car Scheme for self, friends & family
  • Perkbox discounts on shopping, eating out, holidays and loads of ways of saving money
  • Mobile phone insurance
  • Subsidised Gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Colleague Reward and Recognition Incentive Programme

If this Purchase Ledger Assistant / Clerk Job interests you or would like to find out more about any other Automotive Jobs in the area then please contact Georgia Trew at Perfect Placement today!

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