• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Purchase Ledger Assitant

Role Type: Permanent

Location: County Durham, Stockton-on-Tees,

Salary From: £20000

Salary To: £21000

Contact Name: Tom Wiper

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What’s in it for the Purchase Ledger Assistant?

  • A competitive salary: up to £21,000
  • 24 days + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Excellent development opportunities
  • Additional days holidays with service up to 29 days
  • Birthday holiday
  • Purchase additional holidays
  • Dental and healthcare schemes
  • Cycle to work
  • Pension
  • Death in service
  • A Turkey at Christmas
  • Excellent benefit package

My client is well established, industry leading national service company. With sites based in the UK, they have seen year on year success, with further growth plans for 2022. They offer a range of services from logistics supply to storage. This has given the company opportunities to service a multitude of sectors, with a client base stretching across the globe. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their team on a Permanent basis.

This opportunity gives a Purchase Ledger Assistant the chance to work with one of the most respected companies in the UK. They offer not only an excellent package, but more importantly in todays world, job security.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant Primary responsibility is to assist the day t- day functions of the Purchase ledger Department.

Purchase Ledger Assistant Main Duties:

  • The job holder reports to the Purchase Ledger Manager on all personnel issues
  • Input purchase ledger invoices, credit notes, debit notes etc onto the computer system
  • Match supplier invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Approve for payment authorised invoices, credit notes, debit notes etc
  • Reconciliations of supplier’s balances with suppliers’ statements
  • Weekly payment runs. Individual payments as required
  • Ensure that the supplier queries are progressed to resolution on a timely basis
  • All aspects of supplier liaison including any query letters to be sent to suppliers
  • Set up new accounts and amend existing accounts on the Purchase ledger
  • General Administration duties to include filing and sending emails
  • Generally, assist and support the ‘Accounts Team’ as required with commercial, accounting and administration matters
  • Any other duties as required by the Purchase Ledger Team and the Accounts Team

Purchase Ledger Assistant Role Requirements:

  • Effective communicator to both internal and external stakeholders with the ability to build relationships with key personnel within other group functions
  • A strong track record of purchase ledger in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Professional and well organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • AAT qualified or part qualified or several years of experience within a busy purchase ledger department
  • Capable of prioritising and delegating work to team members


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