Purchase Ledger

Purchase Ledger

Job description

Proactive Personnel are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger for a rapidly growing business travel company with an office based in Manchester City Centre. As a company they provide travel solutions for sectors such as

Energy and Marine, Sports & Recreation, Construction and Government.

The primary responsibilities of this role are to ensure all supplier invoices received are reconciled and processed accurately within the purchase ledger and to ensure all payments released are correct.
Our client is looking for someone who is a high performing member of staff who already has accounts payable experience and can bring a consistent approach to the role and maintain the accuracy of the purchase ledger and to continually improve the payments process.

Key deliverables

  • Full responsibility for Overheads Supplier Ledger
  • Managing supplier maintenance and onboard new suppliers
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Make sure all payments are made on time in line with payment terms
  • Produce weekly Bacs runs
  • Liaise with and internal stakeholders to resolve queries
  • File, telephone answer, and general office housekeeping
  • Post cash payments
  • Maintain historical records
  • Match payments in back office system
  • Deal with invoice queries
  • Provide support for the Tour Operations Payments function as and when required
  • Support improvement work streams and continuously strive to improve own operating standards and methods to meet and exceed targets
  • Maximise personal skills, knowledge and experience to positively impact on performance and assist in meeting business goals
  • Adhere to the organisation’s policy and procedures on information security and take whatever actions are required to safeguard data and assets.


  • Have previous Purchase Ledger experience
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office, and in particular Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight month end deadlines
  • Knowledge of back office systems
  • Ability to work within a team environment to achieve team/department objectives
  • Ability to think logically, consider all relevant aspects and carry out basic analysis on information
  • Experience of Coda would be ideal


  • Working hours Monday – Friday 9:00-17:30 – 37.5hrs
  • Salary negotiable plus bonus
  • After 6 month probation and training period, hybrid working is offered
  • Refer a friend for £1000 bonus which is unlimited!
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Staff Awards
  • Discounts on Travel, retail, gym memberships etc.
  • Employee Assistance including access to free counselling

If you are interested in this role please apply or call Antony on 0161 661 8000

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Application ends on February 9, 2023


  • Location Manchester
  • Job category Accounts & Finance
  • Salary £Negotiable
  • Job type Full Time, Permanent
  • Consultant Details Antony Brown
    0161 661 8000
Job ID: 13291 Application ends on February 9, 2023