Irwin M&E

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Purchases Ledger Clerk (PLC0224)

Position: Purchases Ledger Clerk
Department: Accounts Division
Reporting to: Financial Controller
Status of post: Full-Time Permanent
Salary: Remuneration Package will be competitive and in line with experience
Location: Portadown Office

Irwin M&E is driven by values based on loyalty, safety, innovation and success

Job Description:

Reporting to the Financial Controller the Purchases Ledger Clerk will, along with the Purchases Department, be responsible for the purchase ledger process, from purchase orders through to invoices and reconciliation.

The role is to provide a professional and efficient service to the finance function and provide accurate financial information as required.

The role of the Purchases Ledger Clerk will be varied and will include:

  • Matching, checking and agreeing supplier invoices and posting to ledger
  • Job Costing
  • Ensuring invoices are authorised and paid on a timely basis
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Data entry
  • Being point of contact for supplier enquiries
  • Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers
  • Maintaining Key Performance Indicators where required
  • Preparing reports and analysis for management team
  • Working to deadlines
  • Any other duties as required to fulfil the company needs

Candidate Profile:

  • Must be computer literate with a knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills are required
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate good team ethos
  • Articulate with clear verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience within an office environment would be advantageous

The Company Offers

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Working alongside experts in their field
  • Health cash plan including compensation for dentistry and optical well being
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Additional holiday increase with length of service
  • Team building and activity days
  • Monthly employee value-based recognition award – monetary gift
  • Health, wellbeing and social calendar of events
  • Long service awards

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Irwin M&E’s continual growth. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and feel you have the ability to meet our criteria, then please send your CV to

We are a Responsible Body for AccessNI. A disclosure check will be undertaken; however, a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining this role. Our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 29th February 2024 at 4pm.




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