Purchase Ledger Administrator

  • Location
    Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Accountancy
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-252578
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Purchase ledger Clerk














Purchase Ledger Administrator


upto £25k


Monday to Friday


9 to 5



To ensure the smooth running of all purchase ledger tasks from the processing of invoices and payments to reconciling supplier statements and prompt query resolution, with overlap into sales ledger and working closely with the Management Accountant.




All internal departments as appropriate plus external suppliers





� Matching invoices, including checking prices charged to the current price list


� Code and register all invoices without purchase order numbers to relevant nominal account, e.g. utilities and rent


� Arrange for managers to authorise invoices on a weekly basis.


� Undertake any filing as and where necessary


� Reconcile supplier statements as and when required


� Resolve account queries promptly and deal with any enquiries from suppliers and colleagues in other departments


� Communicate with suppliers advising them of payment, via email and telephone.


� Regular review of the accounts payable listing, allocating cash to invoices where necessary.


� Pro-active in the development of internal processes and procedures and the provision of management information



Additional duties:


� Provide assistance as and where necessary in other areas of the Finance department


� Sort incoming daily post






� Processing invoices, credits and payments and reconcile supplier accounts on a daily basis


� Alerting management of any problems arising which relates to invoicing or payments


� Reconciling bank statements as and when required


� Play a team role within Purchase Ledger and Finance and provide cover to other functions where appropriate


� Ad hoc reports / projects as required


� Provide assistance in other areas of the business as and when required.


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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