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Purchase Ledger / Payroll Clerk

Veitchi (Holdings) Ltd are one of the largest and most successful construction industry subcontractors in Scotland. We are looking for a purchase ledger / payroll clerk to join the central accounting team of 8 at our Head Office in Cambuslang, Glasgow.

Established for over 100 years the company is seen as the market leader across its core trades of flooring, interior fit out and building preservation. It is respected amongst its customers and suppliers for its professionalism and financial reliability and is proud to have been involved in the construction of many of Scotland and the UK’s most iconic construction projects and is accredited with ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001.

The Role

Purchase Ledger

Turning over in excess of £40m the company deals with many blue-chip construction industry suppliers. In looking after these suppliers, we ensure that accurate, up to date information is available to ensure that suppliers are paid in full and on time. The role involves day to day management of 5 trading companies and 1 Holding company’s purchase ledgers therefore experience in running a purchase ledger function is essential with specific focus for the position as follows:

  • Reconciliation of purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements
  • Processing of purchase invoices when required
  • Production of supplier payment runs including BACS files, once per week plus ad hoc payments
  • Deal with supplier queries and demands for payment, via letter, e-mail or telephone
  • Liaise with subsidiary branches and suppliers to resolve invoice queries
  • Negotiating early payment discounts where possible
  • Entering new vendors on our finance system
  • Keeping supplier details up-to-date on our finance system
  • Complete credit applications
  • Related record keeping and filing

Our finance system is Microsoft Dynamics Navision and experience in this would be helpful but not essential.


With close to 200 operatives at the heart of our success it is imperative that our payroll function accurately calculates wages due to each employee and deals with all queries timeously and courteously. Payroll experience is essential with key duties involving:

  • Preparing payroll for staff from timesheets submitted from branch on a weekly basis
  • Produce weekly payment of wages from payroll
  • Pensions administration and operation of the auto enrolment scheme
  • Holiday pay calculation
  • Calculating any statutory pay – SSP, SMP, SPP
  • Year end procedures re preparation of P60’s
  • Liaising with Financial Controller to calculate Group monthly PAYE liabilities
  • Maintain up to date payroll records
  • Staff and Operative Holiday management for the Group

Payroll software is Miracle Payroll with experience in this being helpful but not essential.

You will also be required to assist within the department as necessary aligning to our teamwork ethos and inclusive company culture

The successful candidate will be required to evidence excellent communication skills, good all round finance skills, a positive and outgoing personality and be able to quickly integrate into our team.

We offer a very well balanced and competitive package with starting salary commensurate with experience. For an immediate local interview please apply through S1 Jobs or e-mail


Salary – £25000 – £30000 depending on experience
Pension – 5% EEE contribution with 7% EER
Bonus – Annual bonus paid December each year depending on Group profitability
Group life – Death in Service, Widows Benefit and Permanent Health Insurance
Private Health – Private health cover through Aviva
Hours of work – 8.45 a.m. to 5 p.m. (4 p.m. Friday)

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