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Purchase Ledger

Posted 19 January by Oakland Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Purchase Ledger - Crewe

Working Mon to Fri

Working in the Finance Department in a small team, the client is looking to interview straight away for this permanent role.

The role

  • To be responsible for the processing of invoices and credit notes for a number of allocated suppliers using the allocated systems

  • To be able to identify and reconcile invoice queries

  • To be able to liaise with other departments and suppliers regarding any queries that arise, in an efficient, polite and professional manner

  • To ensure credit notes are obtained from the supplier where applicable

  • To ensure supplier accounts and queries are kept as up to date as possible, using the reporting tools available and liaising with external and internal personnel where necessary

  • To raise and process payments where necessary under the authority of the Ledger Supervisor / Senior Assistant

  • To reconcile Supplier statements on a monthly basis

  • To process Reports such as Aged Summary or goods receiving reports on a monthly basis

  • To be proficient in the General G/L coding system for documents processed directly to the GL

  • To act efficiently and timely on external and internal correspondence

  • To be responsible for all filing and archiving of paperwork

  • To assist where necessary with the opening and distribution of the post

  • To provide holiday cover for the Department

  • To perform any other adhoc duties within the Finance Department as and when required

The person

  • Timely and accurate completions of tasks within deadlines

  • Demonstrate good understanding of tasks undertaken

  • Good Organisation skills with the ability to prioritise where required

  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions quickly and efficiently, keeping all parties updated

  • Relationship building - keeping a friendly and professional approach at all times


  • Previous experience in a Finance environment

  • Strong Microsoft, Word, Excel skills

  • Good organisation and administrative skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent communication skills - both external and internal / written and verbal

Reference: 33141203

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