Purchase Ledger Clerk

AP/Purchase Ledger - Heywood, North West

Ref: 801Tuesday 6 February 2024

Paying up to £28k + Benefits

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Paying up to £28,000 + Benefits - Based in Heywood in North Manchester, our client has been established in the Northwest for over 40 years. Based at their head office in Heywood, they are looking for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join the finance team. This is a permanent job opportunity that will be office based. The hours are 8.30am-5.00pm Monday to Friday (40hrs pw).


Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, as Purchase Ledger Clerk your responsibilities will include:

  • Matching, batching, and coding all purchase invoices
  • Processing credit notes
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Resolving supplier queries over the telephone and via email
  • Sending remittances to suppliers
  • Confirming bank details over the telephone
  • Ensuring invoices are processed ready for weekly/fortnightly payment runs
  • Processing payments via cheque, BACs and electronic payments
  • Account reconciliations
  • Assisting with month end closing activities
  • Providing support for financial audits


This Purchase Ledger Clerk job opportunity will suit an experienced and loyal Purchase Ledger Clerk that is looking to join a friendly, local team in Heywood.

Other experience required includes:

  • A good understanding of accounting principles and practices
  • Capable of working autonomously and supporting other team members
  • The ability to hit the ground running
  • Communicates well with all levels of peers
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Works well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Attention to detail


  • An office-based role Monday-Friday
  • Onsite, secure parking
  • 23 days holiday + the Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • A friendly working environment
  • Casual dress code
  • Employee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme



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