Purchase Ledger

Blackburn | Job ID: CMPL0001 | £10.50 p/h

Our client is a market leader, having been in business for over 30 years they are now a specialist in their field. This is a fantastic opportunity for a finance professional to join their accounts team at their global head office in East Lancashire on a temporary basis.

The purpose of the role is to support the team in a purchase ledger function to cover a period of absence, for the right candidate there is potential for the role to go permanent.

In return you will benefit from a forward-thinking employer, who has a strong company and people culture. No two days will be the same, this is an exciting opportunity and not to be missed!

As Purchase Ledger clerk your role will include;

  • Posting Invoices onto Sage 500
  • Matching invoices to raised PO’s
  • Raising weekly/month end BACS payments
  • Working with multicurrency
  • Liaising with both internal and external companies
  • Allocating payments on supplier accounts
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Setting up new suppliers
  • Dealing with telephone queries

The ideal Purchase Ledger clerk will;

  • Purchase ledger experience essential
  • Experience of using Sage 500 – would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of multicurrency is desirable
  • Be able to use Excel to a good/advanced standard
  • Have good communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Be organised and accurate with the ability to plan workload in an effective manner to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Be able to build good working relationships both internally and externally
  • Have a flexible approach in ways of working to accommodate ad hoc tasks and cover for other members of the team

Our client can offer;

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid weekly through Cummins Mellor
  • Potential opportunity to go permanent
  • A family friendly feel, with strong people culture
  • A full time position 08.30-16.30/09:00-5:00hrs 37.5hours per week

If you’re interested in this Purchase Ledger role based in Blackburn or working through Cummins Mellor, please apply online today.


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  1. We’ll take a look at your application
  2. We’ll review it in line with our client’s requirements and assess if you’re a match for the role
  3. We’ll call you for a chat about the position to learn a little more about you and your personal aspirations
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Speak to Beth Massaro

Temporary Consultant

T: 01254 239363

E: beth@cumminsmellor.co.uk