Purchase Ledger Clerk - Chelmsford

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-012022-227951
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Purchase ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger


Location: Chelmsford (due to locati+on, your own transport is essential)


Salary: £20,000 - £24,000


Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am-5 pm


Benefits: Free Parking



Are you looking to join a successful exciting company? Adecco Chelmsford are currently recruiting for a purchase ledger to join our highly successful client, based in a lovely rural setting.



This is a full time, permanent position, reporting to Operations Manager, to facilitate smooth processing of purchase invoices.



Key Responsibilities:



  • Process purchase invoices in a timely and efficient manner

  • Checking purchase orders for correct quantity and pricing

  • Match purchase orders to relevant invoices

  • Enter purchase invoices accurately into Sage accounting for VAT

  • Ensure all invoices and back up information is scanned onto the system

  • Reconcile purchase ledger accounts against monthly statements

  • Prepare and authorise invoices for payment (monthly payment run/ad hoc/proforma invoices)

  • Mark off payments in Sage against relevant supplier account.

  • Liaise with Suppliers via email or telephone to resolve any discrepancies or issues

  • Set up any new suppliers

  • Any associated general admin - filing etc.



Person specification



  • Numerate with good organisational and administration skills.

  • Able to work efficiently and accurately under pressure

  • Strong communication skills in dealing with internal staff and external customers

  • One years purchase ledger experience

  • Knowledge of Sage is essential

  • Good working knowledge of MS excel


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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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Rebecca Naughton