Purchase Ledger Clerk


Elliot Barwick

We are currently in the market for a detail-oriented and organised Purchase Ledger Clerk due to continued growth of our finance team in Leeds. In return we are offer a competitive remuneration package alongside various other benefits detailed on the “What we offer” tab on our careers page.

The Role:

As the Purchase Ledger Clerk you will play a crucial role in maintaining accurate records of all purchases and ensuring timely payments to vendors and suppliers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices, purchase orders, expense claims, and credit notes accurately and efficiently.
  • Match invoices with purchase orders and delivery notes to verify accuracy of billing and pricing.
  • Code and input invoices into the accounting system, ensuring correct allocation to appropriate cost centres.
  • Reconcile supplier statements and resolve any discrepancies or issues in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and process payment runs, via BACS payments, while adhering to payment terms and deadlines.
  • Maintain comprehensive and up-to-date records of all transactions and payments.
  • Assist with month-end closing procedures, including accruals and prepayments related to purchases.
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers, internal stakeholders, and colleagues to resolve queries and address any issues.
  • Suggest ongoing improvements to processes and systems within the department.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and tasks as required by the finance team or management, in particular Sub-Contract payment runs.


  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within the construction industry.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software (our current software is Microsoft Business Central) and Microsoft Excel. Previous experience of this system would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting principles and procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact professionally with internal and external stakeholders.

Recruitment Agencies:

We do not accept unsolicited CVs from any source other than from the candidates themselves and we do not accept unsolicited communications from external recruiters.

GMI Construction Group PLC has a Preferred Supplier List (PSL). Any agencies must have a current, signed agreement, to be invited to supply candidates for a specific vacancy with GMI before presenting any CVs.