Purchase Ledger Assistant


£18000 - £21000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Blackburn

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£18,000 - £21,000 DOE

An experienced Purchase Ledger assistant required to work in a large Leisure Organisation within a busy, fast paced, friendly team. You will have the relevant skills and knowledge to implement, drive and trouble shoot in a professional manner with exceptional results and achieve deadlines.

As a Purchase Ledger assistant you will be well organised, high attention to detail and communication skills are key as you be maintaining and building relationships with customers and team members along with planning and prioritising your own workload.

Organisational Profile

The Company is a well-established Retail/Distribution Company who operates nation wide and over seas and have a wide client base with well known famous brands!

Position Summary

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Assistant and the role will involve maintaining the department purchase ledgers which consists of a high volume of transactions to be reconciled on a weekly basis.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Inputting transaction purchase invoices in to the system
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Identifying and resolving discrepancies prior to payments to supplier
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding disputed claims together with other departments of the Company
  • Reconciling purchase payments to the purchase ledger.
  • Customer service including answering telephone calls and emails and dealing with queries
  • Ad hoc duties including filing and admin duties


  • You will be compliant with all Microsoft packages including Excel & Sage.
  • Flexibility depending on business requirements
  • Integral and reliable
  • Work well within a team and under pressure
  • Good sense of humour!

This role would be suitable for an experienced Purchase Ledger assistant to pursue their career within a fast growing Company and would like a progression opportunity, in return you will have an attractive salary reviewed on performance, 20 days holidays & other great benefits including on site parking and a great location from Preston and surrounding areas.

If you qualify and have the relevant skills, please apply with an updated CV. If you haven't had a response within 5 working days, your application on this has been unsuccessful.

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