Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

Function: Finance

Location: Pall-Ex Group Head Office, Leicestershire, LE67 1FH

Type: Full-time, permanent

Working Hours: 8:30-17:00, Monday-Friday


Pall-Ex Group has an opportunity available for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join the Finance team, based in our Ellistown, Leicestershire head office. Being a vital role of the accounts payable team, the role includes being responsible for processing supplier invoices as well as payment and statement reconciliations.

Working in a team of five and reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, your role will include working with businesses across the Pall-Ex Group of companies.

Purpose of the role:

In your role, you will form an essential part of the Finance team, ensuring all incoming purchase invoices, credit notes, and raised payments are paid, issued, and actioned according to our agreed service standards.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role, be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, and have excellent communication skills. You will also have experience working in a business that has a high volume of suppliers and queries.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Process invoices and credit notes on Pall-Ex’s finance system, ensuring all invoices have been approved for payment in accordance with internal financial regulations

  • Raise ad hoc payments

  • Use BACS and CHAPS to make authorised payments to our suppliers

  • Assist in the monthly close down of the purchase ledger system and generate reports for the Management Accounts team

  • Deal with all incoming correspondence/emails in respect of reminders, legal matters and CCJ’s and take action as required to resolve

  • Help promote excellent customer service by providing a query resolution service to both internal and external stakeholders

  • Review and reconciliation of supplier statements

  • Maintain and review the supplier accounts, including setting up new suppliers, regular review of balances (debit and credit) and suggesting actions as required

  • Have a clear and detailed understanding of all systems including the purchase ordering system and offer support, training, and assistance to other users

  • Other duties as instructed by the Accounts Payable Manager

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Previous experience working within a similar role

  • Ability to work well within a busy, corporate finance office

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook and Excel

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work independently

  • Experience working with accounts in a multi-company setup in both Euro and Sterling

  • Great analytical skills with strong attention to detail and a willingness to support all departments throughout Pall-Ex Group

  • Ability to multi-task, be well organised, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience within logistics or pallet networks is desirable but not required

Company benefits:

Fortec Distribution Network is part of the Pall-Ex Group, a leading palletised freight distribution network. Working towards our company ethos of ‘Achieving Excellence Together’, we strive to ensure that every aspect of our business is a quality outfit that supports one another and provides the very best to all our stakeholders.

  • Competitive salary

  • Pension

  • Commitment to training and development

  • Reward recognition scheme

  • Hybrid working

Please note: We are based in Ellistown, Leicestershire where public transport is limited at certain times of the day, therefore a full UK driving license would be valuable. We have free on-site parking for every staff member to utilise.

 STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE - We work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies, and we are not looking to add to our approved supplier list at this time.

To apply, please email your CV to

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