Senior Purchase Ledger Assistant

Scotland's Rural College
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Up to circa £21,500pa depending on experience/qualifications Ref: PS/F/001/18

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

We are currently seeking a Senior Purchase Ledger Assistant to join our small Sales & Purchase Ledger team based in the Finance Department at our King’s Buildings Campus, West Mains Road, Edinburgh.

In this role, you will be responsible for training staff, resolving vendor queries, purchase ledger maintenance investigations, preparing weekly payment selections, reconciling purchase ledger month end reports to nominal ledger, preparing month end accruals for management accounts. You will deal with larger suppliers, reconciling accounts and dealing with any discrepancies and, where appropriate, requesting refunds. You will be responsible for the sales ledger and during periods of absence, you provide cover for other roles in the team. A full description of these duties can be found in the Job Particulars document.

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 Standard Grades or equivalent, including English and Maths and will have gained relevant experience working in a Purchase / Sales Ledger environment. Experience of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential.

Further information on this role and details on how to apply can be found at by clicking the Apply button.

Closing date: 28 January 2018

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

SRUC Leading the way in Agricultural and Rural Research, Education & Consultancy.

SRUC is committed to valuing Diversity, advancing Equality and respecting Human Rights throughout the organisation and encouraging applications from disabled people using the “Disability Confident Employer” symbol. SRUC is a member of the Athena SWAN charter.

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