Purchase Ledger Clerk CV Example

If you are looking for a role as a Purchase Ledger Clerk then you will be interested in working in an accounts department and come from an accounting or strong administration background with some finance experience.

You will be responsible for sending out invoices and dealing with any invoice queries over payment dates, methods of payment etc. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to talk comfortably to clients and customers over financial information. You will also be required to chase any unpaid invoices or find out correct bank details etc.

You will need to be able to help colleagues out in the department and have a general accounts background. If you are looking to update your CV, please see the below example that you can use as a guide.

Purchase Ledger Clerk CV Example

Purchase Ledger Clerk CV Example

Name Surname
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I enjoy working within accounts and finance and have a very logical mind who enjoys solving problems as a hobby. I always wanted to pursue a career in accounts and enjoy the role of purchase ledger.

I am very organized and methodical and like to keep my work in a logical manner as it is important to have organized and accurate accounts records in any business.

I am a self motivated individual. I can work well on my own initiative as well as as part of a group and feel that my communication and listening skills are good. I am keen to progress in the financial world and happy to do any training or qualifications to improve my skills for myself and my employer.


Date to Date or To Date – Purchase Ledger Clerk – Where?

In my role as Purchase Ledger Clerk I am responsible for ensuring that invoices are processed and paid on time. My responsibilities include:

  • Processing invoices coming into the business
  • Checking the invoices for purchase order numbers or authorization
  • Submitting remittances to companies and informing them of pay dates
  • Checking bank account and company information for any new payees
  • General admin
  • Collating the invoices in correct date order to ensure that they are paid within the allocated time.
  • Resolving any issues that arise throughout the department


University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications


Computer skills – MS Office, Excel, Sage or other in house accounting packages?
Any accounting training courses, any industry specific related training courses?


What do you like to do outside of work?


Available on request.

Good luck.

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