The average salary for a Purchase Ledger Clerk in United Kingdom is £18,853.
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Job Description for Purchase Ledger Clerk
Purchase ledger clerks are responsible for managing all financial transactions paid out by a company. This title is typically the British equivalent of the accounts payable clerk position in the United States. These professionals gather, create, and verify invoices to develop an accurate picture of a company’s expenditures. This verification includes checking invoices against receipts to ensure delivery of all purchased items and to verify proper payment was requested. If there are discrepanc…Read more
Purchase Ledger Clerk Tasks
- Process purchases, invoices, petty cash, and creditors' balances.
- Reconcile and identify overdue debtors.
- Validate, confirm, and process purchase and petty cash orders and expenses.
- Liaise with clients, debtors, suppliers, and others.
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Popular Skills for Purchase Ledger Clerk
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Pay by Experience Level for Purchase Ledger Clerk
An entry-level Purchase Ledger Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,688 based on 43 salaries. An early career Purchase Ledger Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,363 based on 343 salaries. A mid-career Purchase Ledger Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,540 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,930 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £19,572.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Purchase Ledger Clerk in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (9.8% less), Birmingham, England: West Midlands (6.2% less) and Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (4.5% less).
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