Senior Purchase Ledger

Job Description

Our Client - a well-established service provider that has gone through solid growth in the last few years - is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Accounts Payables Clerk to join their team on a full-time basis, based at their Head Office in Coalville.


The Role

  • Assist the AP Manager in controlling all aspects of Accounts payable 
  • Assist the AP Manager in preparing the BACS run 
  • Accurately process and match invoices to purchase orders and GRN. 
  • Ensure system in place to query all unmatched invoices.
  • Contact with key stakeholders happens in a timely manner when chasing supplier queries.
  • Ensure supplier statements are reconciled as per the schedule given by the AP manager.
  • Escalate any serious issues with AP manager or senior management in the absence of the AP Manager
  • Resolving queries (escalated) both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
  • Assist AP Manager with producing aged creditor reports on a weekly basis 
  • Actively work towards achieving the account payable KPI's 
  • Ensure supplier set ups and amendments are carried out in a timely manner
  • To undertake additional responsibilities and duties as may be reasonably requested from time to time


The Right Person

  • Experience / background working in Purchase Ledger is essential,
  • Effective communication skills & telephone manner is essential,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills.
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook skills to an advanced standard.


  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Starting Salary: up to £25,000.00 per annum
  • Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Holiday 25 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: 11919) on 0116 254 9404.