Purchase Ledger Clerk

Continental Fine Foods
10 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of the role:

  • Ensure that the Purchase Ledger accounts are accurately maintained.
  • To liaise/support all departments within the business through the purchase process; handle queries, track and process paperwork.
  • Safeguard the company’s relationship with suppliers; ensuring payments are sent in a timely manner.

Main duties include:

  • Process and register all Invoices and Credit Notes using the Microsoft Dynamics Navision system; matching appropriate Purchase Orders and Delivery Notes.
  • Accurately maintain the Purchase Ledger; process new supplier setups, ensure all debts are paid in a timely manner, process payment runs in sterling/euro currencies and allocate as appropriate.
  • Investigate any queries relating to Purchase Ledger and missing paperwork on a timely basis.
  • Trips to our local bank branch, as required.
  • Support the wider Accounts team with ad hoc requests relating to all aspects of the Finance Department.
  • Any other duties reasonably associated with your role.

Candidate requirements:

  • Confident, enthusiastic individual with the ability to manage relationships with suppliers and internal contacts and continually exceed expectations.
  • Must be capable of working with attention to detail, accurately and diligently to agreed time scales.
  • Capable of working autonomously, with the ability to use their initiative to develop solutions to a problem.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a proactive and flexible approach.
  • Experience of using Microsoft software packages; Excel (essential), Outlook (essential) and Dynamics Navision (desirable).


  • The business is currently in the process of relocating to Bury, Greater Manchester. The position will be located in Trafford Park, Greater Manchester with a view to moving to Bury in April 2018.

Working hours:

  • This is a part time role, and there is a flexible structure of working hours available. The role requires 24 or 25 hours work, but can be spread over 3-5 days depending on the successful applicants needs.

Please submit your covering letter and CV by 2nd February 2018.