Purchase Ledger Officer

England, Cambridgeshire, Ely
£10 - £14.5 per hour + DOE
Oct 16, 2020
Nov 05, 2020
JN -102020-1238925
Seehab Ahmed
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

An exciting opportunity to join as a Purchase Ledger Officer in a well established local Engineering business in a niche sector. Going in to a busy role that requires someone with an eye for detail and ability to work well in teams to ensure all process are followed accurately.

Client Details

The client is a well established business that has been trading successfully for a number of years locally, part of a national parent company. They offer a niche product and service and hence are continuing to be successful and grow their client base. A close knit team, they value personality and character of an individual as much as experience and qualifications. Located in an easily commutable location in Ely, the role is ideal for anyone local or in the surrounding area of Cambridge, Huntingdon or Bury St. Edmunds.


The key responsibilities for the role of Purchase Ledger Officer will:

  • Matching and coding invoices on Purchase Order Systems
  • Maintain and update central journal
  • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Supplier statements
  • Pursuing non-authorised invoices to maintain up to date records
  • Maintaining supplier statement reconciliations on a timely basis
  • Processing Petty Cash for site
  • Scanning & emailing PO invoices to relevant site
  • Collating invoices with delivery
  • Other ad-hoc duties as and when required


The successful candidate for the role of Purchase Ledger Officer:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Be immediately available and able to start on short notice
  • Previous experience of using similar systems (Microsoft AX Dynamics, Navision)
  • Able to input high volumes of invoices
  • Experience of coding invoices
  • Experience of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills as part of a tight knit team
  • A positive and analytical personality
  • Excellent attention to detail

Job Offer

A very varied role in an exciting local business offering great experience in a varied and interesting role that has scope for future growth. Taking ownership and control over the purchase ledger.