Purchase Ledger Clerk

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Leamington Spa
22000.00 GBP Annual
06 Feb 2019
16 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Purchase ledger role between Warwick and Leamington Spa
Full time - permanent 22,000
Working hours 37.5 (see details below)

Your new company:
This organisations is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of vehicles, based in Warwick, They are a great company to work for with fantastic benefits, flexible working hours and 1pm finish on Friday's.

Your new role:
This is a challenging role with a high volume of invoices to manually input on weekly basis, the system they use is not automated and therefore your role will consist of manually processing, scanning and emailing large quantities of invoices.

To be successful you will need at least 3 years' (recent) experience in a purchase ledger role and have a proven track record of dealing with large volumes of invoices.

Interviews are to take place week commencing 14th January 2019 you must therefore be available for interviews.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Receive and process very large volumes of supplier invoices in an accurate and timely manner to ensure that payments are made within the agreed payment terms
  • Assist with the receiving and distribution of daily post
  • Manually scan & log supplier invoices for traceability purposes
  • Process supplier invoices on the ledger for payment
  • Log and distribute query invoices for investigation
  • Liaise with Purchasing Dept. where applicable
  • Match production invoices to correct receiver lines and process them on to the ledger for payment
  • Reconcile, print and post invoice batches to the ledger and file batch reports in numerical order
  • Log and pass query invoices to relevant areas within the purchasing dept. for authorisation
  • File supplier statements on a daily basis
  • Deal with supplier issues by phone, email or letter

Knowledge and experience:

  • Previous all round working experience in a very busy purchase ledger department
  • Able to process large volumes of invoices via a three way match


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Knowledge of working within the manufacturing industry preferable

Skills and Attributes:

  • Numerate, with an excellent eye for detail
  • Knowledge of working with manufacturing accounting packages
  • Diligent work within tight designated deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to resolve issues with limited supervision

What you will get in return:

  • Hours: 37 Mon - Thurs: 08:00 - 16:30 Fri: 08:00 - 13.00 (Plus flexi time policy as applicable)
  • Pension: 5% employer contribution, minimum 3% employee
  • Health: Cash plan with Heath shield
  • Sick Pay: 28 weeks full pay per annum (after 6 months service)
  • Various discount schemes through benefits portal, including holidays, gym membership, retail discounts, parking, leisure days, cinema etc.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes: Bike to work scheme, Childcare vouchers scheme, pension contribution
  • Parking: Free parking on site
  • Holiday: 25 days holiday per annum + Stat

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