Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Purchase Ledger Clerk


Reference: SM0096

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £17,000.00

Maximum Salary: £22,000.00


I am currently recruiting for my client based in Crewe. This is a very well established and well known company in the area. There is the need for an experienced purchase ledger clerk to join the team on a permanent basis. The role is a little different to your ordinary purchase ledger roles as there will not be a great deal of invoice processing!


Job Purpose: To act as a support function to the Finance department in relation to property

Reporting to: Purchase Ledger Supervisor



  • Coordinate with the property department in order to fully understand the contracts in place regarding utilities and to ensure finance is kept abreast of any changes.
  • Analyse Utility invoices by extracted reports from current systems
  • Liaise with the stores in regards to any requirements re Utility billings, establishing processes where necessary
  • Liaise with property / agents in regards to MPAN references regarding Utilities
  • Deal with any queries raised by the suppliers / agents other than payment/allocation enquiries
  • Liaise with property in regards to keeping and maintaining a Utility database
  • Instigate Utility audits twice yearly
  • Ensure circulation of any store movements/closures/openings are presented to the Finance Dept.
  • Receive and analyse Rent / Insurance and service charge invoices with the view to present to the approver for authorisation
  • Present approved invoices to the PL team for processing
  • Conduct audits in relation to service charges to ensure accounts are kept up to date
  • Assist the Property team in relation to queries
  • Assist the PL team in order to reconcile the ledgers and with  non-compliance of Vat Docs etc.
  • Carry out any other ad hoc duties as required



  • Timely and accurate completion of tasks within deadlines
  • Demonstrate good understanding of tasks undertaken
  • Good Organisation skills with the ability to prioritise where required
  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions quickly and efficiently, keeping all parties updated
  • Relationship building – keeping a friendly and professional approach at all times



  • Previous exposure to an Accounts / Property environment
  • Strong Microsoft / Gsuite skills
  • Good organisation and administrative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills – both external and internal / written and verbal
  • Ability to establish new processes / procedures


If you feel you have the necessary skills or are a purchase ledger clerk who fancies a slight change within their role and normal day – day duties please apply to be considered for the shortlist.