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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Salford Quays, The Quays
Salary: £20,000.00 /year

Job Description

Reporting to the Housing Finance Manager, you as part of the Finance team will be responsible for the whole purchase ledger process, from purchase orders through to invoices and reconciliation. You will also be responsible for the sales ledger. The main duties of the role include matching and coding invoices, preparing and running BACS payments, reconciling supplier statement as well as raising customer invoices and credit notes.

Duties of a Purchase and Sales Ledger Clerk can include any or all the following:

  • Matching, checking and coding invoices
  • Preparing payments via BACS
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Issue customer statements
  • Scanning & Filing invoices
  • Providing information to credit control
  • Data entry
  • Being first point of contact for all relevant enquiries
  • Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Reviewing aged creditors
  • CIS Returns and Contractor Statements

About Fairhome Group

Fairhome is a growing business who specialise in the care industry. We acquire and develop properties to create homes mainly for people with physical, mental or learning disabilities. These range in size from small units, to larger schemes. We are a market leader in our sector and create ‘whole-life’ homes for those who need our services.

As an employee of Fairhome, you will receive excellent benefits which include a state-of-the-art building to work in, with an on-site restaurant, gym, bar and free leisure facilities. Part of the package involves free breakfast and lunch and there are regular social events to create that ‘family feel’, should you want it.

As an Investors In People (IIP) and a Sunday Times Top 100 one star company, there’s a real investment into the people side of the organisation. It’s a business that never stands still and if you are up for the challenge of working in a vibrant, changing, fast-paced organisation with great people, then we’d like to hear from you.

The Ideal Purchase and Sales Ledger Clerk candidate must have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid team working skills
  • Self-disciplined and efficient, with a flexible and proactive nature
  • Experienced in Excel and Microsoft office packages
  • Knowledge of software packages such as SAGE, SAP and/or Dynamics Navision (Accounting)
  • Demonstrable experience of bookkeeping
  • Ability to work to deadlines


You will be part of a fast-paced, ambitious business that has exciting plans.

Salary: Circa £20k.

Attractive benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, fully expensed restaurant, bar, gym and leisure facilities.

Location: Working from state-of-the-art offices in Salford Quays, Greater Manchester.

Contract Type: Fixed term for 6 months

Hours of Work: Full time, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. There is potential for flexibility with start and finish times (to be agreed at interview).

If you are an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk and are interested in this opportunity you can submit your CV by clicking on apply!

Job Types: Full-time, temporary

Salary: £20,000 per year

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