A Purchase Ledger or Accounts Payable position will include the management of payments and spending within an organisation. They are primarly responsible for overseeing and recording all of the purchases made within a company, from a variety of departments. These need to be reported in a detailed manner, stating a clear reference and date of purchase.

Your main duties may include:

  • High volume invoice processing

  • Check and reconcile supplier statements

  • Create new supplier accounts and update existing details when required

  • Process month end payment run to BACS extract

  • Prepare purchase summaries

  • Handle purchase enquiries

  • Prepare cheques and petty cash

  • Process staff expenses

Purchase Ledger or Accounts Payable working conditions

A Purchase Ledger or Accounts Payable position will usually follow the normal 9-5, Monday to Friday working schedule. These roles can be reasonably flexible and there are normally a variety of opportunities whether you desire a temporary or permanent role, full-time or part-time. Securing a role as a Purchase Ledger or Accounts Payable professional may also provide the prospect of moving up the career ladder to Manager or Supervisor. 

Contact the Accountancy Division Team

Email the Accountancy Division at accountancy@stafffinders.co.uk.

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