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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk  

Post Reference No: FIN01 

Reports to: Head of Accounts 

Grade/Salary: Dependent on skills, knowledge and qualifications.    

Hours:. 35 hours per week – Monday – Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm – with flexibility to meet business needs   

Status: Permanent  


The Lulworth Estate has an exciting position for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our team in our busy Accounts department. 

Your duties will include sorting, batching and registering invoices and credit notes daily and passing them over for authorisation. You will be required to deal with queries with suppliers including delivery and pricing issues prior to posting the invoices to the ledger.  

To succeed in the role you should have previous Purchase Ledger experience and an effective working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as an excellent telephone manner. 

Main Tasks and Duties: 

  • Process new supply purchases 
  • Review invoices to ensure that they’re accurate and correctly formatted 
  • Create credit accounts with new suppliers to finance payments 
  • Add new suppliers’ details to the firm’s financial database 
  • Create fast processes for registering and making payments 
  • Use identifying codes to file and store invoices 
  • Calculate the VAT owed on purchased items 
  • Track the value of impending payments to suppliers 
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements 

For the full person specification inclusive of essential / desirable criteria for the post please view the full job description


Applicants for this position must send their CV with a covering letter to 

We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies 

The Closing Date for Applications:  Tuesday 28 November at 9:00am  

Proposed Interview Date: Tuesday 5 December 2023  

We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible. 

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You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview. 

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Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).