Cover Letter for a Purchase Ledger Clerk

Cover letter example for a Purchase Ledger Clerk job in the UK. Amend it as suitable and apply for the latest job vacancies.

The role of a Purchase Ledger Clerk is one in which you hold the purse strings and oversee the money that a company is paying out.

As part of this role, you will pay money out by BACS/Cheque, check and reconcile supplier statements, file invoices, work out VAT payments and check and code invoices.

If you have found a role which you want to apply for then please see the below covering letter which may help you as guidance:

Purchase Ledger Clerk Cover Letter Example

Jane Brown

101 Any Road, Every Town, XX1 1YY

Mr John Smith
ABC Company
All Streets
Any Town


Dear Mr Smith

Having read the advertisement for the post of Purchase Ledger Clerk on the XYZ website, I would like to apply and enclose my CV for your consideration.

I feel that my five years of bookkeeping experience makes me an ideal candidate for the job. I am confident in using different software packages, such as Sage, Pegasus Opera and QuickBooks, and have significant experience in processing, inputting and settling invoices in a quick, accurate and efficient manner. I can process payments by BACS or cheque and am particularly skilled at reconciling supplier statements.

I am also able to prepare bank reconciliations, process sales invoices and prepare payroll so can cover for other staff absences if required. I communicate well with suppliers and colleagues alike and am able to plan my workload so that all of my tasks are completed to specific deadlines.

If you would like to take my application forward, please contact me on (phone number) or (e-mail address) to arrange an interview.

Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely

Jane Brown


Cover Letter for Purchase Ledger

Dear Sir/Madam,

Application for a Purchase Ledger Clerk

I have recently seen your advert for a Purchase Ledger Clerk advertised in (where) on (when) and I would like to apply.

Please find enclosed my CV which shows my detailed experience.

I have had previous experience working in a busy Accounts office and taken on some of the duties of a Purchase Ledger Clerk but am now looking to do this role on a continuous basis and continue with my on the job learning.

I was responsible for processing staff purchases and expenses, balancing petty cash, writing cheques for the Directors to sign, making BACS payments and dealing with invoices and ensuring they are filed appropriately.

I am very organised and hard-working, I enjoy working with numbers and being in a busy Accounts office and I see this as being my career choice. I am now looking for a company that I can stay with on a long term basis and learn everything about a company.

If you have any questions about my CV and previous experience, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer anything you may need to know. I am currently on one month’s notice from my current position.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely


Cover Letter for a Purchase Ledger Clerk

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