Purchase Ledger

Location Loughborough
Discipline: Accountancy and Financial Recruitment
Job type: Contract
Salary: Up to £11.50 per hour + Hybrid working/generous hols/pension
Contact name: Neil Tyack

Contact email: neil@recfinancial.co.uk
Job ref: NMT 0179_1654700407
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP


Purchase Ledger Clerk - RECfinancial are recruiting exclusively for this fabulous Loughbough based business due to continued growth. Initially on an ongoing interim basis until Christmas 2022, there is the distinct chance of this role going permanent. Being an integral part of this team is essential. You may not have all the skills they are looking for but personality and attitude counts for just as much here. Your role will involve the following;

  • Process all purchases (supplier invoices) and refunds (credit notes)
  • Analyse purchases by expense type (coding invoices) accurately.
  • Maintain a Ledger set to you.
  • Obtain invoice authorization as per current authority Metrix.
  • Ensure the correct treatment of VAT on expense invoices.
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve differences.
  • Deal with supplier account queries via telephone, email and fax and resolve queries promptly.
  • Resolve significant issues (e.g. final demand letters) promptly. Making the Lead and Manager aware.
  • Check Prepared payment runs (BACs, CHAPS, Sepa Etc.).
  • Maintaining the Purchase Order System direct deliveries and ensuring they processed every day.
  • Allocating Direct Debit Payments accurately on Suppliers Accounts.
  • Reconciliation of ALL Purchase Ledger Accounts to Supplier Statements within the period.


As an individual, you will possess clear communication skills, have the ability to work effectively in a team and also on your own.
Managing your own work load is key but training will be given.
My client may even consider a bright graduate wanting to get into finance.

You should have an excellent command of English with good oral and written skills, and the ability to work under your own initiative.
You will be IT literate and experienced in the use of Microsoft Office; an intermediate level of Excel is ideal.
Great accuracy and attention to detail is a must and so is the desire to work for an amazing company.
In return my client offers the following;

  • A generous salary
  • An amazing working environment
  • 33 days holiday inc
  • Hybrid working 3 in/2 out
  • Some degree of flexible working
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Onsite parking


So, if this is something you want to discuss further, then please contact Neil@RECfinancial on 07976416967 or email