Website Redwood Search Recruitment Agency

Purchase Ledger Clerk


3 months

To accurately process Purchase Ledger Invoices and obtain correct authorisation for payment and to ensure correct entry of invoices to supply business units with accurate costs and support the Finance Manager with additional ad hoc duties in line with the purchase ledger role and accounts payable.


  • Process purchase ledger invoices against goods receipts on SAP
  • Ensure posting details for GL code and cost centre are correct
  • Monitor and maintain internal hold system for invoices out of authorisation
  • Post and allocate direct debit payments to the ledger
  • Deal with queries from suppliers
  • Deal with queries from internal customers, offering advice and training as required
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Assist in the management and resolution of aged GRNI issues
  • Assist in the preparation of supplier payments and the management of supplier standing data as required
  • Prepare any information required for monthly purchase ledger meetings
  • File and archive invoices
  • Clearing purchase ledger debit balances/chasing invoices not received
  • Ensure continuity of supply by making sure supplier invoices are paid within terms.
  • Ensuring invoices are processed against the correct cost centres and general ledger codes to facilitate cost comparison/review.
  • Ensure the allocation of all payments on the ledger to make sure all costs are recognised in the correct period
  • Ensure the safeguarding of company assets by following procure to pay procedures and verifying all changes to standing data


  • SAP knowledge beneficial
  • Reconciling skills essential
  • Understanding Business Unit cost allocation
  • Strong communication skills with all Stake Holders
  • Nominal Ledger coding
Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 5 MB.