Senior Purchase Ledger Clerk – Kearsley (M26 1GG)

{my}dentist is the UK’s largest dental corporate with a network of over 660 practices nationwide. We have over 7500 employees looking after 10 million patients. We believe that our growing ‘Group’ philosophy is the way forward in Dental Care – sharing standards, clinical excellence, increased employee opportunities and better training for all of our dentists


Role Purpose:

Working  in the purchase ledger  team of 10, responsible for processing and timely and accurate payment of supplier invoices.


Role Accountabilities:


  • Processing all invoices within a specified range of suppliers promptly and in accordance with IDH policies and procedures
    • Three way match a high volume of supplier invoices
    • Input invoices onto the relevant system
  • Complete monthly supplier statement reconciliations where required
  • Assist line manager in ensuring new procedures and policies are clearly understood by internal and external customers
  • Reject purchase orders incorrectly completed
  • Investigate older or debit balances following monthly Aged Creditor Listing
  • Provide narrative on those balances queried by the Purchase Ledger Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor
  • Review and check data for errors and accuracy
  • Analysis / interpretation of data
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks and projects as requested


  • Liaise with internal and external customers
  • Build relationships with internal customers  and provide support for any cross functional projects
  • Respond to queries from external customer efficiently



  • Participate in individual performance reviews
  • Commitment to learn and develop skills  and  knowledge that impact on future and current business needs
  • Support other team members  and work independently
  • Escalate any concerns to the Purchase Ledger Supervisor



  • Provide support where required for internal auditing
  • Support the Purchase Ledger Supervisor  with continuous improvements to systems and processes


Person Specification:


  • Previous experience of working in a high volume  purchase ledger department, preferably in a multi-site environment
  • Numerate
  • Experience of computer based purchase ledger systems
  • Customer service skills to deal with internal and external customers
  • Competent Excel user
  • Knowledge of working with an e-procurement tool would be beneficial but not essential

CLOSING DATE – 4th May 2015

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