Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Location: Ruthin, North East Wales
  • Position: Purchase Ledger Assistant
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 8th Feb 2021
  • Vacancy type: Fixed term

Fixed Term until the end of September 2021 (with a view to Permanent Employment)

About Us

Operating for over 50 years, Jones Bros Group is an award-winning civil engineering company based in North Wales. Providing complete civil engineering solutions for a range of projects across the UK, we have an extensive track record in Renewables and energy, Waste management facilities & landfill engineering, Highways & Rail, Infrastructure including business and industrial parks and Flood, Coastal & Marine Infrastructure.

With a workforce of over 500 people across all project delivery trades and grades, we use the latest civil engineering techniques to minimising the environmental impact of our work, we lead the way in progressive engineering. So, join us as we continue to grow and we’ll recognise the part you play.

The Role

We are looking for an organised, capable and confident individual to join our dynamic organisation as a Purchase Ledger Assistant. The successful candidate will join our Purchase Ledger team in Ruthin and report directly to our Finance Manager.

Working in a small team means that you will be given plenty of exposure to a variety of matters in a supportive working environment to develop knowledge and experience. Responsibilities will include:

  • Processing of invoices and credit notes accurately and efficiently.
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders.
  • Assessment of Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) deduction on purchase ledger invoices.
  • Assessment of VAT Reverse charge on purchase ledger invoices.
  • Liaising with site management, commercial staff to resolve queries and facilitate approval.
  • Contacting suppliers with any queries and requesting credit notes were required.
  • Building and maintaining good relationship with suppliers.
  • Effectively managing the purchase ledger aged creditor reports.
  • Supplier`s statement reconciliation.
  • Performing `call backs` to verify new and existing suppliers/subcontractors bank details.
  • Reception cover

What we are looking for


  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Previous experience in an Purchase Ledger role
  • Attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate work
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly with varying groups of people and adjust your style accordingly.
  • Be self motivated to work alone and collaboratively with a team.
  • Enjoy working with people.
  • Confident with Microsoft Office


  • CIS – Construction Industry Tax knowledge would be beneficial

What you can expect in return

Jones Bros is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation and our flat management structure results in a flexible organisation where self-motivated, practical, problem solvers will thrive. We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits package including company pension
  • 21 days annual leave

We also firmly believe in building our workforce from within. So, whether it’s help in gaining professional qualifications (where appropriate) or broadening your skills, we will empower you to take your professional development into your own hands – with the resources you need to support you.

If you need proof of that, our former Apprentices fill some of the most senior positions in the Company (including our Contracts Directors). So, at Jones Bros, you will feel encouraged to bring ideas, take responsibility for your action and seek opportunities for collaboration and innovation.


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