Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Details
  • 3625 Twycross Zoo
  • Atherstone
  • Permanent
  • Up to £20,000 + fantastic additional benefits

Purchase Ledger Clerk

We’re Twycross Zoo (TZ), an award-winning conservation charity and rapidly growing visitor attraction, currently attracting 500,000 visitors each year. We’re at a very exciting stage of development with the first phase of a 20-year, £55million masterplan underway.

What will this role of Purchase Ledger Clerk entail?

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will support the finance team in ensuring that the finance department delivers a professional service to both internal colleagues and external customers, supporting and maintaining the infrastructure of the Zoo. Your key responsibilities will include;

  • Responsibility for purchase ledger system and management
  • Reconcile supplier statements, purchase ledger control account and creditors report on a regular basis
  • Timely supplier payment runs
  • Month end purchase ledger accrual / GRNI
  • Maintain all purchase ledger files for audit trail
  • Entering cash and all other banking transactions on to the accounts system
  • Complete all banking reconciliations

What will I need to be considered for this Purchase Ledger Clerk vacancy?

  • Experience and understanding of basic bookkeeping, control account reconciliations, banking reconciliations and purchase ledger administration
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and accounting software – preferably Sage 200
  • Access to your own private transport due to our location
  • Well organised and accurate

What will I receive in return?

As a Purchase Ledger Clerk you’ll receive a salary between £18,000 and £20,000 per annum, level dependent on experience, along with fantastic additional benefits including 31 days holiday per annum (inclusive of bank holidays), free onsite parking, the benefit of a staff membership card, giving you free entry to the Zoo on your days off and discounts in our retail and food outlets.

Contract: Permanent, full time contract, working Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm.

More about us:

The Twycross Zoo masterplan will see us develop new habitats for a refreshed animal collection and enhanced visitor experience. We’re at the forefront of conservation, education and research, and have a strong commitment to our award-winning education programme which aims to increase the level of awareness, knowledge and understanding about the animals and their plight in the wild.

You’ll be part of an evolving and progressive organisation, with staff engagement at its very core. We offer a diverse range of roles and are committed to the fundamental approach of equal opportunities in employment. Our team strives to educate and inspire everyone to care about, and therefore contribute to saving, the other species with which we share our planet.

Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire (on the A444, which is easily accessed via the A5 and the M42 Junction 11).

All applications for this Purchase Ledger Clerk vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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