Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job Description

Working for this established and growing organisation, the Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant will be working under the management of the Finance Manager. This role is to assist with the accounts payable function whilst providing general finance assistance to the department.

The Purchase Ledger will be rewarded with 23 days’ holidays plus Bank Holidays (pro rata), a contributory pension scheme, death in service, healthcare.

Purchase Ledger’s Overview of Responsibilities

  • To assist the purchase ledger function for the group, ensuring that invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner.
  • Invoices are posted to the correct company, department and GL account
  • To support in the preparation of supplier payment runs
  • To support the team with the production of monthly management accounts, including but not limited to: bank reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, expense analysis and preparation of management accounts pack
  • Compile the monthly BACs Runs
  • To support the team with the production of the quarterly balance sheet audit and with the statutory audit process
  • Supplier account reconciliation
  • To complete tasks raised by internal customers in an accurate and timely manner
  • To provide assistance to all other members of the finance team

Purchase Ledger’s Experience / Skills

  • Experience within an FCA regulated industry is desirable
  • Good knowledge, understanding and experience of the purchase ledger function
  • Experience of working within a Finance team, operating similar processes and systems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills, with an ability to deal with people at all levels including senior management
  • Demonstrate ability to use own initiative and flexible in personal approach
  • Ability to prioritise work to meet targets and take ownership of ad-hoc tasks
  • Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word to a good level

Purchase Ledger’s Benefits

  • £27k – £29k (DOE)
  • 23 holidays plus BH
  • Pension
  • Training & Development programme
  • Free parking
  • EAP

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Posted: 18/06/2024

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