Senior Purchase Ledger Administrator

  • Location
    Solihull, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 21000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Purchase ledger Clerk
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-032021-174566

Calling all Senior Purchase Ledger Administrators! Do you want to work for an innovative and passionate business that understands that the key to a successful business is successful people? If so, this could be the perfect role for you.


My client, the UK's largest civil engineering and building contractor, is looking for a thorough Senior Purchase Ledger Administrator to join their strong, fast paced Purchase Ledger team. You will be joining a team of 13 to ensure accurate processing of invoices and account reconciliation to achieve department deadlines.


This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to ensure that they have a rewarding role within a highly regarded team.


Hours: Full time 9:00am - 17:00pm (Flexible on start and finish time)


Salary & Benefits:



  • Highly Competitive salary dependant on experience

  • Possibility of Paid Study

  • 3.5% pension, life assurance

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Immediate start


Duties to include:



  • Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and orders for the various departments and materials

  • Release invoices in preparation for payment

  • Interaction with relevant departments to resolve queries

  • Proactive query management and resolution for supplier accounts

  • Ensure correct paperwork is received to meet VAT rules and regulations

  • Ensure accuracy and self-checking of work

  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements within deadlines

  • Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details

  • Relevant photocopying / filling of invoices when required. Ensure files are maintained in line with current procedure

  • Support colleagues ensuring the department is working as a team to have all accounts up to date and accurate.

  • Working to monthly deadlines set within procedures

  • Other duties as reasonably required from time to time



Skills/Experience Required:



  • Previous experience in a Senior Purchase Ledger role

  • Driven and motivated to learn/wants progression

  • High volume of data inputting

  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel and computer literate

  • Effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise

  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Meticulous and methodical; working with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail under pressure

  • Previous Purchase Ledger experience for a construction/civil engineering company

  • Experience of dealing with high volumes in a busy environment


Shortlisting taking place w/c 29/03. Please apply today!

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Please apply with your CV to: Rehana Begum