Purchase Ledger Assistant - Slough

Dx Network Services Limited
£21,000 to £23,000
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchase Ledger Assistant - Slough

Role Summary

The role embraces all areas of purchase ledger activities including control account reconciliations and payments. The role also encompasses the timely processing of the weekly courier self-billing

  • To support the Purchase Ledger Supervisor and Team Colleagues as and when required.
  • It is essential that all tasks are carried out in a timely manner and to a high level of accuracy.

Why DX?

  • Genuine career progression opportunities (that?s why we?re looking)
  • Attractive benefits package including; pension, long service & achievement awards, retail discounts to name but a few!
  • Employee Assistance Programme, eye care vouchers, life insurance, bupa cash plan etc
  • Great offices set in 200 acres of private parkland with subsidised restaurant, gym, crèche and more?..

Essential Criteria for the Purchase Ledger Assistant opportunity


  • Process workloads to ensure payment deadlines are met
  • Process the weekly courier self-billing
  • Match & process purchase requisitions and related invoices
  • Process Purchase Requisitions to produce orders / GRNI
  • Check and process employee expenses and mileages claims
  • Review and transmit payment runs for UK and Ireland ledgers
  • Process supplier reconciliations
  • Manual cheques


  • Maintain procedures documentations
  • Debit balances monitoring and resolution
  • Unallocated cash monitoring and resolution
  • Ensure that all processing is in compliance with the company?s authorities policy

Statutory requirements

  • Knowledge of the basic requirements for a valid VAT invoice
  • Knowledge of the basic VAT rules relating to disallowable expenditure


  • Opening post
  • First point of contact for suppliers
  • Query resolution
  • Provide holiday and sickness cover for the Team
  • Be aware of high expected standards of quality and timeliness of information submitted to the Purchase Ledger department and report any shortcomings to the Purchase Ledger Supervisor


  • Completing all tasks within deadlines
  • Accuracy of all data/tasks entered and completed
  • Feedback from internal and external customers
  • Maintain accurate document files for audit purposes
  • No internal controls are breached following group policies

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Previous and strong Purchase Ledger experience
  • Experience of high volume data processing
  • Experience of employee expenses


  • Experience of matching invoices to electronic purchase requisitions
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook

Personal Specifications

  • Willing to take initiative in query resolution
  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the business
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-discipline
  • Good team working skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines

About DX

As the specialist provider of customer-driven solutions for the delivery of time sensitive, mission critical, two-man and high value deliveries, DX routinely handles goods from many etailers, high street retailers including homeware, and a wide range of items from many industry sectors including legal papers, jewellery, optical lenses, pharmacy items and high street fashion.

So if you have previous Purchase Ledger experience in a high volume data processing environment we look forward to hearing from you.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959152897