Part Time Purchase Ledger Administrator

Salary/Rate:£24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a fantastic Barnsley based business who are currently looking to add a Purchase Ledger Administrator to their friendly team on a part time basis.

The role will be across 5 days, totalling 30 hours per week. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Purchase Ledger manager to ensure the accurate processing of purchase invoices to ensure the timely payment of debt, liaising with suppliers as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and match high volume purchase invoices including inter-company.
  • Query resolution.
  • Supplier quotes and set up, following the company’s internal procedures.
  • Processing payment runs to terms.
  • Cashflow and bank reporting.
  • Period end reconciliation.
  • Negotiation and communication with suppliers in order to secure quotes and resolve queries.
  • Reconcile payments as appropriate to invoicing to ensure prompt follow up.
  • Monitor, reconcile and review all standing order and direct debit payments ensuring accurate account management.
  • Production of aged creditor reports for review to management.
  • Investigation of all supplier queries, communicating to operational teams where necessary to allow for speedy conclusion.
  • Ensure all supporting records relating to an invoice are appropriately checked, validated, filed and archived.
  • Ensure the maintenance, upkeep and integrity of purchases ledger accounts and records on SAGE.
  • Deliver a high degree of accuracy and a keen eye for detail and data validation.
  • Regular review of systems and processes making recommendations for improvement where necessary.
  • Ad hoc support and cover for other roles within the Finance Department.

Person Specification:

  • Experience of Purchase Ledger and Supplier Management.
  • SAGE 50 Accounts experience.
  • Computer literate with intermediate Excel skills.
  • Level 2 AAT/SAGE 50 accreditation (Desirable).


  • Hybrid working.
  • 32 days annual leave (pro rata).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Onsite parking.

If this position is of interest, or you would like any further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: LB/4809Post Date: 28.05.24

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Lawrie Bacon

Lawrie Bacon

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