Purchase Ledger Processor

Purchase Ledger Processor 

Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm
£Competitive - (Dependant on Experience)
25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays 

Who are we?
Bakkavor is one of the leading providers of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.
Bakkavor Salads is based in Bourne and specialises in making prepared fruit, dressed salads and stir fry mixes. It employs over 1,100 people and forms part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.

The role
In this busy and exciting role you will be supporting reporting into the Ledger Supervisor, processing Purchase Ledger Invoices, and ensuring that payments are made, carrying out general Admin tasks in the Financial Accounts Department, whilst supporting the ledger Supervisor. The main accountabilities you will be supporting with are below:

Process Invoices for both Direct and Indirect, Process invoices daily for inventory and non-inventory purchases.
Issue invoices for authorisation and liaise with managers to resolve invoice and hold queries
Maintain a Tidy and organised filing system for all purchase ledger documentations
Carry out supplier statement reconciliations and pro-actively resolve outstanding items/issues
Ensure the ledger is kept tidy – review creditors report to ensure no overpayments and suppliers are being paid on time. Also ensuring, that all direct debit payments are allocated.

About You
Ideally you will have previous experience in a similar Purchase Ledger Processor role however full training will be provided. You will be methodical in approach, highly organised with excellent prioritisation skills and the ability to work to short and tight deadlines. Excellent communication, attention to detail, proactive, collaborative, excel/word skills will be key.  Equivalent GCSE (grade C or above) in English and Maths are required as well as a good telephone manner essential.



Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Finance

Bourne, GB

Date:  25-Nov-2022