Purchase Ledger Clerk

East Midlands
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
31 May 2024
Salary Details:
What you'll be doing?

We are looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk in the Finance Department of our Furnishings Division, BD Living. 

In particular, assisting with the smooth running of the Purchase Ledger function and ensuring the provision of an effective payroll service.

Reporting to the Finance Controller, you will be responsible for: 

  • Process purchase ledger (supply and sub-contractor) invoices inducing expenses, raising and recording all payments to ensure prompt and accurate payment of invoices in line with prompt payment practices. 
  • Ensure accurate accounting for VAT, subcontractors tax and CITB payments as appropriate.
  • Administration of the purchase ledger inbox, ensuring invoices are captured correctly 
  • Prepare weekly supplier/subcontractor payment runs taking into consideration Divisional cashflow requirements.
  • Process weekly wages and weekly expenses. Maintaining accurate data regarding employee’s salaries and additional payments.
  • Send purchase ledger dashboard.
  • Reconcile supplier statements monthly. 
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records as required.
  • Prepare new supplier and subcontractor accounts forms and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger ensuring any IR35 checks are completed.
  • Review aged creditors and GRNI report. 
  • Support with any other finance duties. To develop knowledge of other work areas within the Finance function so that cover can be provided in time of sickness or other absences. 

What you'll need?

Personal Characteristics:

  • IT Literate with a sound working knowledge of MS Excel and relevant finance systems.
  • Numerate with good organisation and administration skills.
  • Self-disciplined with demonstrably good time management skills and ability to manage a number of priorities.
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently and accurately under pressure. 
  • Team player, supportive of departmental colleagues.
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers. 

Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder since 2010 for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
Barratt adopts a hybrid way of working which assumes that where roles allow, our office-based colleagues divide their time between working in the office, on our construction sites and sales offices, and working from home, as the role dictates.  We recognise the many benefits that an effective hybrid working culture brings to both the Company and our colleagues.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Private Medical Scheme – Single Cover
  • 26 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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