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Purchase Ledger Officer

Posted 18 January by DWF Featured Ended

Purchase Ledger Officer

DWF are looking to recruit an experienced Purchase Ledger Officer to be a part of our busy finance team in Manchester.

The Purchase Ledger team provides a key function to the finance team, as part of that team it is crucial to develop and build relationships with internal clients, administration managers, suppliers and other stakeholders.

The Purchase Ledger Officer, in conjunction with the tasks below, supervises the team to ensure the function is carried out with the maximum of efficiency and effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Log all invoices on the 3e system in a timely and efficient manner

  • Scan all invoices and email to relevant authoriser and resolve any queries

  • Contribute to the development of the Purchase Ledger policy and procedure

  • Propose and implement actions to mitigate risk

  • Manage the delivery of the Purchase Ledger reports

  • Manage and build relationships with a portfolio of key suppliers

  • Assist with the Purchase Ledger Supervisor on various project roll outs

  • Review and reconcile supplier ledgers, liaising with suppliers ensuring all queries are dealt with effectively and efficiently in accordance with policy and procedure

  • Dealing with Supplier queries and resolving Supplier Account problems

  • Develop and use internal networks

Risk Management

To comply with Firm’s policy in the following areas:-

  • Ensure full compliance with Data Protection procedures in the Firm’s Handbook
  • Be fully compliant with the Firm’s Health and Safety procedures to ensure safety of self and others


  • Understand the financial obligations of the firm and action accordingly within your area of responsibility
  • Understand how to contribute to financial success
  • Assist in structuring the team to maximise profitability and performance
  • Assist Team Manager with projecting, creating and setting budgets for team performance
  • Ensure financial administration is conducted effectively and in accordance with procedures
  • Over three years Purchase Ledger experience required

DWF are one of Europe’s most innovative Law firms as voted by the Financial Times. We have won numerous awards, including being independently ranked as 1 of the top employers for working families, as well as being in the top 2 law firms for employee satisfaction. With offices nationwide and overseas, we are growing and are looking for top talent to come on board and be part of our success.

Required skills

  • Budgets
  • Finance
  • Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Law Firms

Reference: 34260373

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