First Base Employment Limited

Purchase Ledger Clerk 


Location: Stroud 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week : 0830-1700 with an hour for lunch

Salary: Dependant on experience 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Purchase Ledger 
  • Work with colleagues/sites to resolve supplier queries as required
  • Manage the invoice process using the finance system (PPOP)
  • Manually scan invoices into the Capture process where could not be/were not sent there initially
  • Enter and code non-PO documents (PNON/CNON)
  • Respond to supplier queries/requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Review invoices posted to the system which show a variance and work with colleagues/sites to resolve as needed
  • Compile and send reports to Assistant Accounts Manager as required
  • Work closely with Accounts Assistant to ensure ledger housekeeping is completed as needed
  • Resolve queries raised by Accounts Assistant when running payment proposals
  • Be able to provide cover for core tasks of Accounts Assistant and Credit Controller as required
  • Manage department kitchen and stationery stock levels, obtaining approvals for and administering re-ordering as required

Key Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident in Time Management and Prioritisation
  • Ability to self-manage on a day-to-day basis
  • Competent in all Microsoft applications; including Excel, Outlook and Word
  • High accuracy level Knowledge of Open Accounts is an advantage


If you would like to be considered for this position please email your CV to or call Lilly on 01453 755330.

Just at the moment, we are seeing a massive upturn in applications. Please be aware that more than ever we are needing to shortlist heavily and that it may not be possible for us to come back to you if your details do not match the needs of our client on this vacancy.

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