Purchase Ledger Administrator

Location Manchester
Discipline: Finance, Commercial
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 10968.2
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP



£28,000 to £35,000 (NEGOTIABLE) + BENEFITS

We're proud to be partnering with a highly successful importer based in Manchester City Centre who is looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join the team.

As a Purchase Ledger Administrator, you'll be working as part of the finance team and will take responsibility for managing the purchase order process, handling purchase orders, managing stock, logistics and shipping.

The role would suit an individual who is working in a mixed role that includes Purchase Ledger and Logistics, and will likely hold a role such as; Purchase Ledger Administrator, Purchase Administrator, Import Clerk, Import Administrator, Purchase to Pay Administrator or Logistics Administrator.

It's a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing and forward-thinking organisation.


  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, you'll be responsible for processing Stock invoices and matching them to orders.
  • Verifying and confirming invoices/documentation are correct from suppliers before suppliers submitting these to related parties such as banks, clearing agents.
  • Working closely with Logistics, Sales & Merchandising departments with regards to supplier orders and stock delivery dates.
  • Recording/updating information on various schedules around orders, shipments, shipping lists.
  • Liaising with Warehouse re when stock can be received.
  • Liaising with Clearing Agents regarding clearing documents
  • Processing non-stock invoices such as freight, duty and VAT
  • Monitoring postponed VAT account transactions and duty deferment statements on HMRC Gov Gateway
  • Settling import bills and loan payments
  • Creating stock receipts, and posting payment journals in Navision
  • Working as part of the team to support year end audit process.


  • Must have experiencing in a similar role that includes Purchase Ledger, Logistics and Stock. The successful candidate may come from a role such as; Purchase Ledger Administrator, Import Clerk, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Logistics Administrator or similar
  • Qualified to AAT Level 3 would be desired but not essential.
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Basic to Immediate with MS Excel
  • Any experience of Navision would be an advantage, but this can be trained.
  • A good understanding of VAT and Stock, and ideally imports.

TO APPLY: Please send your CV for the Purchase Ledger Admin role via the advertisement for immediate consideration.

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