Accounts Clerk

  • Job Reference: 00000590-1
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Grapevine
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £20,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rob Wells
  • Email:

Job Description

Our client is looking for an accounts clerk to join their busy team:

Role: Accounts Clerk – Permanent

Where: Peterborough, Orton Southgate

Salary: £20,000 PA

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5:30pm (40 hours pw)


We are looking for a skilled Accounts Clerk to be responsible for but not limited to, all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable duties. Reporting into the Finance Manager and working alongside the Finance Assistant within a busy Finance Department you will be a tenacious individual who is comfortable working as part of a team as well as autonomously, has the ability to hit the ground running, whilst maintaining a flexible manner and approach at all times.


  • Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders.
  • Request copy invoices.
  • Set up new supplier accounts on Sage 50 and maintain existing account details.
  • Update PO log and issue PO numbers for purchase requisitions received.
  • Weekly reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Allocating payments to supplier accounts.
  • Liaise with suppliers and staff to deal with any invoice and POD queries.
  • Managing an EDS (Electronic Document Software) and prompting departmental managers to approve invoices showing on the EDS.
  • Producing weekly creditors report to be reviewed by the Head of Finance and uploading supplier payment runs to the bank.
  • Producing weekly debtors reports with commentary for all items over 30 days and a full understanding of all outstanding on the ledger which is to be reviewed with the Head of Finance.
  • Responsibility to distribute all invoices statements for the allotted ledger electronically and via post matching and scanning POD’s where required.
  • Producing weekly creditors reports with detailed commentary on disputed supplier payments for review with the Head of Finance.
  • Ledger reconciliations, Stop Listings Significant Debtors and Disputes lists
  • The successful applicant will be measured by a key performance indication metrics, which include levels of overdue debt, levels of disputes, and unallocated cash.


  • Previous purchase & sales ledger experience
  • Experience working on Sage 50 accounting software.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present information concisely.
  • Experience dealing with customers and key stakeholders.
  • Team player.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-disciplined and efficient
  • Good knowledge and experienced of Excel and Microsoft office packages.

Ability to work to deadlines