Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location
    Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £10.50/Hour
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Purchase ledger Clerk
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-112019-105229

Are you interested in a temporary assignment working with a world leader and expert in their field?


Do you have experience working with Purchase Ledger or a strong Administrator who has worked on SAGE 500?


If this is something that you feel you would do why not apply? See below a few things you would undertake in this role.



  • Match invoices to the correct goods receipt note entries, enter onto Sage system and authorise payment.

  • Code and analyse purchase invoices without goods receipt note and distribute for appropriate authorisation and update systems accordingly.

  • Prepare and print cheques to pay suppliers, obtaining authorisation and cheque signing prior to sending.

  • Liaise with suppliers on payment dates.

  • Monitor and Maintain the integrity and accuracy of supplier accounts on the system, updating details such as addresses, bank account etc as required

  • Ensure Supplier statements are reconciled on a monthly basis. Request any copies of credit notes or invoices on the supplier statement but not on system or in-house. File statements and purchase invoices

  • Month end procedures - analyse Legal and Professional account, accrue after date invoices etc to enable timely production of accurate accounts and is completed within the close matrix deadlines.

  • Manage and process ad-hoc requests such as cheques, orders for Customer Services department, credit requests for new accounts for sales ledger, in the absence of Accounts Supervisor and/or Credit Controller. Monitor currencies and update system on a monthly basis.

  • Switchboard and reception - handle calls and deal with visitors on a daily basis over lunch, comfort breaks and when the Receptionist finishes for the evening. Full-time when Receptionist is on holiday or off sick.

  • Monitor and order stationery, letterheads, franking machine supplies for Head Office.

  • Provide support to External Audit queries

  • Liaise with the purchasing department as 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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Please apply with your CV to: Jade Coulton