Purchase Ledger Clerk

Lookers plc
Cheshire, Altrincham
£18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
30 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
Karen Reville
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchase Ledger Clerk,

Finance Department, Manchester HQ, Altrincham
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract - 6 months temp to perm possible

Ref. req3886

Excellent earning potential - £18k - £21k depending on experience

Market leading employee benefits

There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.


About the role

We have fantastic opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join us as part of our busy head office team in Manchester. Initially on a fixed term contract the position is likely to become permanent as our business continues to grow.

Working as part of a team you will be responsible for inputting and coding invoices, reconciling supplier statements, bacs payment runs and dealing with any enquiries via email or phone. The role requires someone who is analytical with a high attention to detail and is able to use their initiative and make independent decisions.

About you
You will have some experience gained from within a similar role and have a knowledge of accounting and IT systems as well as enjoying working as a part of a team. Experience of using Kerridge and working within the automotive industry is advantageous though not essential although you must be comfortable with excel. A willingness to learn and the ability to influence and build relationships with a variety of people whilst demonstrating our core values with both colleagues and customers alike is also key to this role.

Why us...?

In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.

As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017 and 2018.​
Top Employer United Kingdom 2018If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.