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Purchase Ledger

Freemans Event Partners are the leading provider of event and stadium public catering in the UK. We operate at over 400 events a year, working in partnership with prestigious sporting and entertainment values such as Silverstone and Wembley, and enjoying excellent supplier relationships with market-leading brands



Reporting to the Finance Team Leader, the Purchase Ledger will provide accurate and timely transactional processing for all Freemans’ entities, to include purchase invoices.



  • Processing of purchase invoices ensuring that they are 3-way matched to purchase orders where appropriate.
  • Invoice logging and sending out to relevant departments for approval.
  • Processing overhead invoices, ensuring coding into the nominal ledger and VAT and approval is correct.
  • Engaging with all divisions professionally and effectively, managing time to deal with any queries promptly, and relaying to suppliers.
  • Following up issues in a timely manner.
  • Answering internal/external calls positively and professionally.
  • Maintaining current supplier payment terms in Sage 50.
  • Raising and reconciling Intercompany Debtors/Creditors and nominal ledgers monthly.
  • Downloading Direct Debit invoices taken by suppliers.
  • Checking Aged Creditor reports weekly to ensure all payments allocated.
  • Checking outstanding invoices out for approval and chasing up weekly.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to purchase ledger.
  • Purchase orders to Statement Reconciliation.
  • Manage accounts payable inbox.
  • Monthly KPI’s by Division raising any issues as they arise.
  • Provide support for departmental colleagues as required and any other duties that may be required from time to time for the smooth running of the business
  • Build a knowledge sharing relationship with divisions to help towards smoother processes.




  • Competent invoice postings and reconciliations and resolving of any issues arising.
  • Demonstrable experience of all aspects of purchase ledger processes.
  • Fully ICT literate and competent in Excel to at least Intermediate level, with the ability to manipulate data from other sources.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with ability to consistently meet exacting
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effectivebusiness and customer relationships (both in person and at a distance).
  • High level of numeracy and literacy.



  • Fully competent in the use of Sage 50 accounts, with proven experience in terms of entering data and producing
  • Experience of working within a Group of companies.
  • Fully AAT
  • Full UK driving



  • Tenacious with an eye for
  • Ability to work autonomously and use initiative to resolve issues but escalateproblems or questions as
  • Resilient, independent, positive, self-motivated.
  • Personable, team
  • Open-minded, willingness to “muck in”.
  • Ability to work under pressure
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