Payroll and Purchase Ledger Clerk

Payroll and Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Title: Payroll and Purchase Ledger Clerk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
REF: 897064
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client a successful restoration company are seeking a Payroll and Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their small friendly team. The successful candidate will have good knowledge of current payroll and pension legislation and experience of processing both weekly and monthly payroll as well as purchase ledger. This role would suit someone who is methodical and highly organised and able to work on their own as well as be a team player in a busy working environment.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Match invoices to delivery notes, raise and resolve any queries with the purchasing office
  • Post invoices onto Sage
  • Supplier statement reconciliations & query resolution
  • Se up new suppliers
  • Preparation of payment runs (BACS)
  • Processing of weekly payroll for 40 employees and 30 subcontractors
  • CIS scheme administration
  • Monitor and update holiday and sickness reporting
  • Reporting of pension contributions and maintain auto-enrolment scheme records
  • Assistance with answering the telephone/reception duties
  • Other general ad-hoc duties as required to assist in a small but busy office

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience within a payroll and accounts role
  • Good working knowledge of Sage Payroll
  • Good current knowledge of payroll and pension legislation
  • Numerate with a good eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and support other areas when needed
  • Good working knowledge of Excel is desirable


  • Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (one hour lunch - 35-hour working week)

Salary and benefits:

  • Up to £20,000
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Pension