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About the job Temp Purchase Ledger

Job Title: Temporary Purchase Ledger Clerk (covering sick leave)

Location: Winsford, Cheshire

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday (may consider Monday to Thursday)

Hourly Rate - Up to £11.80 per hour 

Job Description:

We are seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our team in Winsford. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing purchase ledger activities, handling administrative tasks, and communicating effectively via email. This role is primarily office-based and involves maintaining accurate financial records and ensuring efficient processing of supplier invoices.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Purchase Ledger Management:

    • Process supplier invoices accurately and promptly.
    • Match invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes.
    • Verify and reconcile supplier statements.
    • Handle queries and resolve issues related to supplier invoices and payments.
    • Prepare and process payment runs.
  2. Email and Communication:

    • Respond to supplier and internal queries via email and phone.
    • Communicate effectively with suppliers regarding payment dates and invoice discrepancies.
    • Liaise with other departments to resolve any purchase ledger-related issues.
  3. Administrative Tasks:

    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date purchase ledger records.
    • File and archive invoices and other relevant documents.
    • Assist with month-end closing processes, including reconciling supplier accounts.
    • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  4. System Management:

    • Enter and update purchase ledger information in the accounting system.
    • Generate reports and provide data as requested by management.
    • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of data in the system.


  • Proven experience as a Purchase Ledger Clerk or in a similar role.
  • Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Working Hours:

  • Standard working hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • There may be flexibility to work Monday to Thursday for the right candidate.


  • Competitive salary
  • Office-based role with a supportive team environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Flexible working arrangements (consideration for Monday to Thursday schedule)

If you are a proactive and meticulous individual with a passion for purchase ledger management, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.