Purchase Ledger Administrator

Castleford, UK
14 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Purchase Ledger Administrator

Role Type: Fixed Contract (9 Months)

Division: Finance

Hours Per Week: 40 (Monday to Friday)

Location: Castleford, West Yorkshire

Closing Date: Friday 7th June 2019

Overview of Company:

Sigma are experts at transforming commercial space. With over 20 years' experience operating in the fast-paced and dynamic retail sector, Sigma provide a true end-to-end service; from store construction and consolidation, to fixture procurement, projects and mechanical & electrical installation.

Ranked in the top 10% of the 2019 Sunday Times International FastTrack 200 awards, we've been acknowledged as being one of Britain's fastest growing private companies.

It's our people that make us who we are, and we are proud to have some of the most experienced, knowledgeable, passionate and dedicated individuals within our industry, at every level in our business.

If you think you've got what it takes to join our growing, winning team we'd love you to hear from you.

Outline ofRole:

Working in a small team, the Purchase Ledger Administrator will be responsible for the recording and monitoring of all expenditure made by the company.

Dealing with all aspects of the purchase ledger, the successful candidate will be a first point of contact for queries, building successful relationships with both internal and external departments.

The Purchase Ledger Administrator will also support the wider Finance Team, including day-to-day administration support to ensure that deadlines are met on time and departmental objectives are reached.

Essential Requirements to be successful in the role:

You will need to be able to demonstrate:
  • Administration of purchase ledger accounts
  • Reconciling statements
  • Investigating and resolving queries via liaison with internal and external departments
  • Data entry - in excess of 800 - 1000 invoices per month
  • Handling queries in effective and efficient manner
  • Chasing outstanding information and copy invoices
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Supporting the Finance team with ad hoc tasks and general administration when needed
  • Preparation of payment runs and posting bank transactions
  • Knowledge of Sage 200
  • Intermediate user of Excel, ensuring spreadsheets are kept up to date


- 23 days holiday plus stats (increasing with service to a maximum of 25 days)

- Pension Contribution

- Free Car Parking

- Ability to participate in the Cycle to Work Scheme (post probation period)

Opportunity to be involved with:

- Group Colleague Board

- Quarterly Corporate Events/Charity Involvement

Sigma is committed to providing Career Progression Opportunities, via a range of Training & Development.

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