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Purchase Ledger/ Accounts Adminstrator


Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Job Type: Permanent

Salary / Rate: £20K - £23K per annum

Start Date: 01/11/2021

Purchase Ledger/Accounts Administrator – Stoke on Trent


Experienced Purchase Ledger/Accounts Administrator to work in a small team in a  manufacturing company to manage an allocated set of purchase ledgers, experience with computerised accounting systems and electronic purchase order systems.

The individual will be a team player and hands on individual who enjoys the day to day office setting and contributing to the finance team’s effectiveness.

The Role:

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Record and process invoices in a timely manner, ensuring they are correctly authorised and accurately posted and coded to the correct ledgers.
  • Reconcile supplier statements on a monthly basis prioritising suppliers for the month end close. Ensure action is taken to rectify any debit balances and allocate payments.
  • Scheduling and payments via BACS.
  • Scheduling and payment of foreign currency via banking platforms.
  • Process manual payments,
  • Maintain cash books,
  • Run month end reports,
  • Maintaining accurate audit records,
  • Obtain D & B credit reports,
  • Review blocked items list on a regular basis and investigate unpaid invoices on the ledger.
  • Resolve queries raised by suppliers in a timely fashion.
  • Additional duties in line with the role that may be required from time to time.


  • Previous purchase ledger experience working in a finance office dealing with multiple cost centres.
  • Experience with computerised accounting systems and electronic purchase order systems.
  • Microsoft Office Excel skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to calendar determined deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate confidently and competently within the company and with suppliers.


Hours: Monday to Friday


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