Purchase Ledger Clerk - Eversley

Collard Group have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk.

The Role

In this role you will work to ensure that supplier invoices and payments are processed with accuracy and in a timely manner, as well as taking ownership and maintaining accurate supplier accounts and ensuring that account issues are resolved in a timely manner. You will be working with colleagues throughout the business and interacting with existing and new suppliers.


Purchase Ledger - Processing

  • Processing purchase invoices in accounting system
  • Ensuring 3 way matching of purchase orders, goods receipt and purchase invoice
  • Manually code and process employee expenses and supplier invoices
  • Prepare and process monthly and weekly payment runs
  • Answer creditor queries
  • Process internal sales/purchase invoices

Purchase Ledger - Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all transactions are approved in line with company policy
  • Accurate allocation of costs to Company / Division / Expense type
  • Working to meet deadlines in accordance with month-end closure
  • Dealing with and resolving supplier queries
  • Perform regular housekeeping checks and ensure ledgers are tidy

Reporting and analysis

  • Provide regular information for cash flow forecasting
  • Produce Month end Creditor status report for inclusion in Management Reporting


  • Manage the accounts inbox
  • Setup new Supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger
  • Reconcile Supplier statements promptly
  • Contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance Department by identifying and implementing improved processes and procedures

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Have experience in similar Purchase Ledger roles - small and medium (and ideally large) organisations (minimum 2 years). Wider experience within a finance environment desirable but not essential
  • Have good systems skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook - Intermediate Excel Skills (pivots, vlookups)
  • Have the ability to work to deadlines, prioritising and managing their own workload
  • Have effective communication (verbal and written) and organisational skills to professionally interact with colleagues and suppliers face to face and over the phone
  • Have outstanding attention to detail
  • Be a good team player with a hands-on approach, and a desire to succeed and drive improvement

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary starting between £25,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent upon experience
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance (4 x Salary)
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Supportive team operating as part a family run business with free company social events
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