Purchase Ledger Senior

  • Job Reference: 11909
  • Date Posted: 22 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £21,000 to £22,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Administration, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Simon Hibbert
  • Email: simon@paulmitchellassoc.co.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11909 – Purchase Ledger Senior Job Spec

Location: Leicester


Our client – a fast-paced organisation based in South Leicestershire – is seeking an experienced senior AP clerk / purchase ledger team leader to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting into the Purchase Ledger Manager and covering team management duties, we are looking for candidate with solid MS Excel skills and a passion for Accounts Payable. This role calls for an experienced and efficient team player with high accuracy skills. This is a busy environment where attention to detail and accuracy is key.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Query Resolution,
  • Statement Reconciliation,
  • Issuing Payments to Suppliers,
  • Matching electronically,
  • Processing expenses (internal staff),
  • Trouble shooting issues,
  • Assisting team members,
  • Covering for the Purchase Ledger Manager when they’re on holiday or off sick,
  • Other additional ad hoc duties may be involved.


The Right Person

  • Practical experience in the workplace in a Purchase Ledger or Accounts Admin capacity is essential,
  • Solid Excel Skills (ideally vlookups & pivot tables, although some training can be provided),
  • Time management skills essential,
  • Accurate, systematic, hands on and have persistence to see a task through to conclusion,
  • Confident communicator.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £21,000 – £22,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time, 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11909) on 0116 254 9404.