Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Purchase Ledger Administrator


Reference: SM/0073

Type: Temporary

Minimum Salary: £16,000.00

Maximum Salary: £18,000.00

I am currently recruiting for my client based in Chester. There is the need for a purchase ledger / AP administrator to assist the team with a high volume of AP work. This role will be temporary, to cover a period of absence and will be for up to 12 weeks before a review. This role would suit a junior finance candidate looking to gain experience within a large multinational PLC or similarly an experienced purchase ledger clerk candidate looking to get into a role straight away or build up and expand on previous experience.


Main Duties

  • Administration of the group mailbox, answering vendor queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Assist with the processing of purchase invoices and related reconciliation work on our in house purchase to pay system
  • Assist with bank reconciliation work
  • Writing cheques to vendors
  • Petty Cash reconciliation
  • Process team member expense claims through SAP Concur as final finance check before payment
  • Direct debit reconciliation work and investigation of vendor differences
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to resolve queries
  • Assist in the review of the aged purchase ledger within our accounting system Microsoft Dynamics, clearing debit balances, unallocated payments and undertaking supplier statement reconciliations
  • Undertake ad-hoc accounts duties as requested
  • Provide support to other areas of the finance team and contribute to ad-hoc projects and duties



  • A driven individual ideally studying towards AAT qualification or equivalent.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines whilst maintaining quality
  • The ability to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to resolve queries
  • Strong numeracy skills and computer literacy
  • A highly motivated individual, that brings energy and confidence, that is target driven and able to work as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Excel including the ability to analyse large volumes of data


If you feel you have the necessary skills and are looking to get into work straight away please apply to get further info.


Type – Temporary

Location – Chester

Salary - £16,000 - £18,000