Purchase Ledger Administrator

Hewett Recruitment
£20000 - £22000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

A manufacturer of the highest quality products, they have been established for over 2 centuries. Now a truly global business, their products can be seen all over the world in some of the most prestigious settings.

The Role

As Purchase Ledger Administrator you will be working as part of a small but exceptionally experienced Finance team. A flexible 'can do' attitude is required and the ability to work well in a team is essential. The Purchase Ledger has around 300 live accounts and the team process circa 200 invoices per week.


Authorisation of new supplier details and payment terms.
Creation of new accounts on the system.
Input approved confidential invoices directly into the Financial Ledgers.
Reconcile the daily input of invoices to the Financial Ledgers.
Compile a daily purchase ledger reconciliation.
Filing invoices in numerical order.
Check, reconcile and distribute supplier remittances/statements.
Prepare and obtain signed approval of the weekly Sterling BACs payment run.
Prepare manual foreign currency payment requests.
External communication with suppliers by telephone and email.
Internal communication with other departmental authorisers / approvers by telephone, e-mail and in person.
The ability to assist in any other tasks and duties when required as part of the team to a maintain deadlines and workloads.


Current or recent experience in a similar Purchase Ledger role is essential.
The ability to work well both autonomously and in a team environment.
High attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent numerical skills.
Good IT skills.
A flexible approach to work - happy to help in other areas of Finance as and when required.


Salary £20,000 - £22,000
25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Pension + Life Assurance

Based in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm.

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