Purchase Ledger Administrator

WR Logistics are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Administrator in Basildon.

This is a permanent opportunity for a busy freight forwarding company in Basildon.

Hours and Pay -Purchase Ledger Administrator

  • Monday – Friday
  • 0830 – 1730
  • £25,000 – £29,000

Job Duties – Purchase Ledger Administrator

  • Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders
  • Enter purchase invoices onto the accounting system
  • Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing details within the purchase ledger accounting system
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements, follow up missing invoices
  • Assist in the preparation of purchase summaries
  • Processing BACS payments and preparing cheques
  • Handling queries
  • Batching high volumes of invoices
  • Making Immediate payment requests
  • Liaising over contra-payments
  • Courier invoice reconciliation
  • Maintain overhead reconciliation spreadsheets (telecommunications, office stationery, facilities management)
  • Production of management information as requested
  • Production of management information against agreed KPI’s.
  • Make payments for business expense returns
  • Raising cheques when necessary
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the department and using discretion where necessary
  • The ability to work to monthly deadlines
  • Proficient in the role of accounting packages and Microsoft Office Packages (Access Dimensions preferable)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Handle high volumes of invoices and data entry
  • Good team working skills
  • Good customer service skills

  • Experience as a HR Recruiter (+ 4 years)
  • Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) Select HR & Bamboo HR
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Personal resilience and the capacity to work effectively and stay calm under pressure
  • Demonstrate customer care skills
  • Ability to deal with confidential information and maintain confidentiality is essential
  • Good team working skills
  • Confidentiality & discretion
  • Understanding of various HR software systems, like Select HR or any other platforms
  • Good understanding of employment law
  • Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload with attention to detail
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WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Essex
Job titlePurchase Ledger Administrator
Salary £25000 - £29000
Consultant Tasha Bryant
Consultant Email tasha@wr-logistics.com
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