Civil Engineering

Purchase Ledger Assistant


Job Purpose

Assist and support the Finance function by dealing with all invoice queries and general administration.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Responsibilities – but not limited too

  • Accurate input of purchase invoices
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Dealing with invoice queries, including requesting copy invoices, credit notes and delivery notes from suppliers.
  • Importing invoices onto the accounting system
  • Monitoring the accounts inbox
  • General administrative duties
  • Accurately inputting purchase invoices
  • Inputting data and information into Excel
  • Emailing invoices onto our accounting system via Continia.
  • General administration for the team as and when needed.
  • Assisting with Accounts Inbox
  • Hotel Bookings



  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience dealing with subcontractors/CIS Scheme would be advantageous.
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Familiar with accounting software
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office packages
  • Experience working with an end to end 3-way match AP process (PO-GRN-Matching)


Person Specification

  • Attention to detail.
  • Confident in communicating with suppliers and various departments across the business.
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work well in a team.


Carnell Benefits

  • Generous Holiday Allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Referral Scheme
  • Death In Service
  • Private Medical
  • Online Rewards Platform with access to 900 retailers
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme



  • To undertake other miscellaneous activities/project work deemed appropriate for the role of Purchase Ledger to support to assist with the efficient operation of the business.
  • Deal with sensitive information with discretion, always maintaining confidentiality.


Personal attributes


Good Communication Skills

Confident approach to working


Specific job skills

Competent with MS packages


Computer Literate

Previous purchase ledger experience

Education and/or qualifications

No specific qualifications required

Personal qualities

Carnell is committed to a diverse, inclusive workforce, offering equal opportunity to all. We create an environment where difference is embraced and individuals flourish.

We value passionate, responsive, innovative, trustworthy, and respectful people. These behaviours are embedded across the company, they guide us in all actions both on site and in the office.

We are committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of all our employees; not only ensuring that everybody goes home safely but also giving all a good work life balance.