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Purchase Ledger Manager

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Purchase Ledger Manager

Job ref: 62702 | £30,000 | Cheshire

The company

You will be working for a well-established, family-run business which prides themselves on creating and supplying the highest quality products to retailers, foodservice and specialist outlets throughout the UK.

The job

Reporting to the Finance Manager, as Purchase Ledger Manager, you will liaise frequently with the goods in and purchasing departments plus support other members of the finance team. 

A large proportion of your role will entail reconciling purchase invoices received against orders and delivery notes. Then accurately inputting this data to the Sage accounting system and Excel stock take spreadsheets as required.

Core duties:

  • Management of purchase orders against delivery notes, and reconciliation with invoices and stock take
  • Check, code and input invoices onto Sage
  • Enter supplier payment details onto Sage
  • Reconcile supplier account information to statements and conduct analysis of payment data
  • Handle any supplier queries
  • Keep current supplier files up to date with latest information on Excel
  • Company credit card spending control administration
  • Supplier contract maintenance/monitoring
  • Calculate purchase ledger rebates

Your experience

You will possess solid experience in a similar purchase ledger role, most preferably within the food & beverage manufacturing sector. You will be highly numerate and work with excellent attention to detail.

You will be IT literate with intermediate knowledge of Excel, and working knowledge of Sage Line 50, Sage Payroll or similar accounts and payroll software.

Excellent communication and teamworking skills are essential, together with the ability to liaise effectively with external suppliers and customers.

More details

The Purchase Ledger Manager job is based in the Cheshire region and is paying £30,000.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 5 pm, with 30 minutes lunch.

How to apply

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk | Purchase Ledger Controller | Accounts Payable Clerk | Financial Officer | Finance Jobs | Purchase Ledger Accounts Jobs | Cheshire


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