Purchase Ledger Assistant

Meridian Business Support
500.00 - 18200.00 GBP Annual + 00
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
Contract Type

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Assistant based on the outskirts of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The successful candidate will be supporting all aspects for the Purchase Ledger function. With a positive approach to their work and be able to work to deadlines where necessary.


  • Processing purchase invoices
  • Matching purchase invoices to orders and delivery notes
  • Liaise with other departments and suppliers regarding any queries that arise in an efficient, polite and professional manner
  • To ensure credit notes are obtained from the supplier where applicable
  • To ensure supplier accounts and queries are kept as up to date as possible
  • Dealing with purchase invoice and supplier queries
  • To reconcile supplier statements on a monthly basis
  • Prepare and assist with payment runs
  • Post payments and allocations
  • To act responsible for filing and archiving paperwork
  • To assist where necessary with the opening and distribution of post
  • To provide holiday cover for the department


  • Computer experience - essential
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office Excel)

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Team player with ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload
  • Good organisation and administrative skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated with a 'can do' mentality
  • Prepared to learn new skills

Interested? Click apply now or call Pauline or Georgia on

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.