Sales and Purchase Ledger Clerk


Up to £25000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Manchester

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Job Title: Sales and Purchase Ledger Clerk

Salary: £25,000

Location: Central Manchester

Agility is delighted to be working with a very well-established law firm based in Central Manchester. They are looking for a Sales and Purchase edger Clerk to join their growing team.

You will be joining an Accounts team of 7 and reporting into the Finance Manager and Assistant Accountant. You will be responsible for the sales and purchase ledger for a busy Solicitors Practice which includes client drafting invoices, posting purchase invoices, disbursements and queries.

This company is looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and approachable person as this role is high-profile and will involve interaction with both financial and non-financial people across the business.

What you will be doing:

  • Managing the sales ledger process to ensure that invoices are prepared in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitoring the sales ledger inbox to determine which requests to prioritise.
  • Preparation of purchase ledger payment runs and management of any supplier queries.
  • Posting purchase ledger and disbursement invoices that are sent to the team.
  • Preparation of reconciliations, reports and ad hoc information as reasonably requested.
  • Undertake any further work, tasks or projects as reasonably requested by the Finance Manager or Assistant Accountant. Complete the same to the required standards and within agreed timescales.

About you:

  • Clear and concise written and spoken communication skills.
  • Excellent listening skills with a proactive, problem-solving approach.
  • Client service oriented. Reliable, keeps commitments, pro active.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills and thrives on meeting exacting deadlines and delivering exceptional service to internal clients.
  • A calm, professional, welcoming approach with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to plan and control activities to meet objectives.
  • Be able to maintain a positive and cheerful demeanour to building excellent working relationships with a wide variety of colleagues and partners
  • Be very people oriented - want to be helpful and sort things out for people.
  • Be a good team player demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the firm and your team.
  • Applicants must have relevant experience of the role and experience of working within a busy office environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of the operation of a legal services business is highly desirable as is knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules.

In return you will receive

  • Salary: £25,000
  • 25 days holiday
  • Opportunity to grow and progress

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