Purchase Ledger Administrator

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Hours: Full time 8:00am – 16:00pm (or similar / flexible)

Location: Head Office – Shirley, Solihull

To Start: ASAP

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary, 23 days holiday (excl. bank holidays)

We are looking for a thorough individual with purchase ledger / accounts payable experience to join our strong, fast paced Accounts team. Your role would be to ensure accurate processing of invoices and account reconciliation, whilst working within the Purchase Ledger team to achieve department deadlines.

The company are a highly successful Civil Engineering and Building Contractor specialising in Infrastructure and Groundworks, covering most of the UK. We are an innovative, dynamic and passionate business, who understands that the key to a successful business is successful people.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to ensure that they have a rewarding role within a highly regarded team.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

– Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received, and orders for the various departments and materials.
– Release invoices in preparation for payment.
– Interaction with relevant department / supplier to resolve queries.
– Proactive query management and resolution for supplier accounts.
– Ensure correct paperwork is received to meet VAT rules and regulations.
– Ensure accuracy and self-checking of work.
– Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements within deadlines.
– Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details.
– Ensure files are maintained in line with current procedure.
– Support colleagues, ensuring the department is working as a team to have all accounts up to date and accurate.
– Working to monthly deadlines set within procedures.
– Other duties as reasonably required from time to time.

Person Requirements:

– Good Purchase ledger experience
– Experience of dealing with high volumes in a busy environment
– High number of data inputting
– Office administration experience
– GCSE’s A-C or equivalent
– Good understanding of Microsoft Excel and computer literate
– Effective oral and written communication skills
– Excellent interpersonal skills
– Excellent organisational skills
– Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
– Meticulous and methodical; working with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail under pressure
– Ability to prioritise
– Team player

– Previous Purchase Ledger experience for a construction / civil engineering company

The standard of work, salary and benefits offered surpass those of many, and promise to develop your potential to its full capacity.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


– Company pension
– Gym membership
– Life insurance
– On-site parking

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 per year

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.