Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 6 months ago by Bamford Contract Services
Location Rochdale Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £9.50 - 9.50 per hour Sector Industrial

Our large engineering client in the Rochdale area are looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk on a full time basis.

Hours of work-

Monday-Thursday 8.30am-17.00 pm and Friday 8.30 - 13.00

Candidates will ideally have 3 years purchase ledger experience including knowledge of:

  • Matching/Batching/Coding Supplier Invoices
  • Dealing with Supplier Queries
  • BACS / Cheque Payments
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Statements
  • GRN Accrulas
  • Month End Procedures

Applicants for this role will need to possess a flexible approach, have good problem solving skills and be a team player.


Responsible for accurate and prompt payment of supplier invoices and any additional tasks relating to purchase ledger as detailed in the following duties:


Check and process all supplier invoices received and obtain relevant authorisation for payment.

Liaise efficiently with purchasing department, departmental managers and external suppliers to solve any invoices queries.

Reconcile monthly supplier statements.

Ensure supplier details are correct and up to date, making any necessary amendments.

Create new accounts for any new suppliers.

Prepare and complete a weekly BACS payment run.

Manage payments for overseas suppliers

Ensure all invoices are filed and stored on the scanner.

Prepare a list of outstanding GRNs for month end accounts

Control the ordering and issuing of stationery

Produce adhoc reports as required by the Directors.

Collate information on a spreadsheet to create a Material Price Variance Report.

Frank all external mail to ensure correct postage is applied.

If you feel you have the required experience and skills please apply online or send your cv to

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