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Purchase Ledger

Published 01 November 2023
£12 - £13.00 per hour
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 1st November 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Purchase Ledger | Leicester | Temp to Perm | Salary Up To £13ph

Macildowie are excited to be working with a brilliant growing business based in Leicestershire looking to add an energetic and motivated Purchase Ledger to their finance team.

This is a temporary opportunity with the potential to go permanent.

They are looking for someone who can get stuck in from day one, and hit the ground running.

This has the potential to move extremely quickly, perfect for someone on a short-term notice or immediately available.


  • To ensure good internal control with respect to the Purchase Ledger function.
  • Match all supplier invoices to purchase orders and enter credit notes onto the system.
  • Update supplier details and open accounts.
  • Post cash book entries to Purchase Ledger, allocating direct debits.
  • Deal with all internal and external queries relating to purchase invoices and supplier payments
  • Maintain adequate records of pro-forma invoices issued and chase up associated invoices.
  • To ensure suppliers are paid in accordance with agreed terms and conditions, or in accordance with best practice.
  • Responsible for the monthly closure of the Purchase Ledger including payment and credit control, management reports, aged creditors.
  • Review supplier statements to supplier purchase ledger accounts
  • Reconcile the purchase ledger control account, review debit balances and resolve. Inform Finance Analyst of unregistered invoices for accrual purposes.
  • Ensure accuracy of the purchase ledger and request supplier documentation when necessary
  • Review outstanding purchase orders and resolve any issues.
  • Liaise with budget holders to ensure that orders are closed when necessary and receipt dates are accurate for accrual purposes.


  • Minimum of two years' experience in a Purchase Ledger environment, covering all aspects of Purchase Ledger / Supplier account administration
  • A strong customer service focus, and the ability to build effective working relationships with employees and external stakeholders/suppliers
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment and to process deadlines.
  • High attention to detail and an orderly approach to processing

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Required Skills

  • purchase ledger
  • accounts
  • accounts assistant
  • cashbooks
  • sage

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