Purchase Ledger Clerk & Payroll Assistant (9-12 Months Maternity Cover)

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Job Ref.: 
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
a full time job position
Job Duration: 
9-12 months
Exact Salary: 
£25,000 per annum
Salary and Benefits: 
  • Charity volunteering opportunities
  • Monthly massages and social activities
  • Office has panoramic views across the capital
  • Employee pension scheme
  • Dedicated individual training budget
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 22 days’ annual leave + BH

Number of vacancies: 
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 

About the Company:

We started life in 1988 as a small earth project. The Group provides total waste management, office supplies, secure data destruction, and food recycling to businesses and the public sector. From our closed-loop recycling solutions to charity donations; our ethical stance isn't just lip service, it’s an integral part of who we are and what we do! Our clients range from facilities management firms at large multi-tenant skyscrapers to financial institutions, charities and media firms and from SMEs to foodservice chains.

We are looking to recruit for maternity cover for our purchase ledger clerk who is due to leave us in March 2020 (cover to start January 2020). 

The finance function is a team of 7, who all enjoy working well together while providing a happy vibe around the office. The organisation provides a great platform for employees to learn and progress within their field and this role will be no different. There is a wide range of tasks and knowledge which can be applied to gain skills for the future.


Purchase Ledger Clerk Responsibilities:

  • Booking supplier invoices (approx. 500 - 600 p/m), assisted by purchasing software
  • Paying suppliers within agreed terms
  • Deal with queries on supplier invoices and follow up with managers for approvals
  • Processing Credit cards & Business expenses
  • Checking & reconciling supplier statements
  • Incoming purchase ledger phone calls & emails
  • Other ad hoc duties


Payroll Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Manual staff payroll. Payroll experience is preferable
  • Paying ad hoc subs
  • Performing duties within a set month-end timeline


Purchase Ledger Clerk & Payroll assistant Requirements:

  • Previous purchase ledger experience essential
  • Previous experience of working with an automated purchase invoice software preferable
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good Excel skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A proactive approach when managing your workload
  • A positive approach to work, looking for solutions, not problems in the tasks at hand
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous sage experience preferable

How to Apply:

If you meet the Purchase Ledger Clerk requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!

Forward your CV to info@employ-se1.co.uk

Person specification and Experience required: 
To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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