Purchase Ledger Controller

Hutcheon Mearns is delighted to be engaged on a Purchase Ledger Controller role for an Edinburgh based business steeped in history. The business, renowned for its rich and deep history within Edinburgh, operates extensively across the United Kingdom. Due to significant growth, the organisation is seeking a Purchase Ledger Controller to join its finance team.

The Opportunity 

The Purchase Ledger Controller role will report to the Finance Manager and will assume full responsibility for the Accounts Payable function within the organisation. While extensive experience in Accounts Payable is essential, this role will also provide support to the broader finance function with Accounts Receivable duties. Your role will include:

  • Processing and coding all invoices
  • Payment runs (BACS and cheques)
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Reconciling credit cards
  • Creating and sending sales invoices
  • Vendor data management
  • Processing payments

Background and Expertise

Our client is keen to speak to individuals with the following profile: 

  • Three years experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including vLookups and Pivot Tables)
  • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently

Flexibility and Benefits

The role of Purchase Ledger Controller is offering the following package: 

  • Salary from £28,000 to £32,000 per annum (DOE) 
  • Very Flexible working environment
  • Other benefits- info available on request

Moreover, the business operates a hybrid working policy with the team typically attending the office 2-3 days per week depending on business needs. 

Next Steps 

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you!  To apply please send a full CV. For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Ryan Mollins at Hutcheon Mearns at Ryan.Mollins@hutcheonmearns.co.uk. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.