Purchase Ledger Assistant

Truly Tailored Recruitment
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Full time Permanent Monday – Friday role for a Purchase Ledger assistant to work within the Accounts Payable dept. of this large corporate company situated on the Charlton Kings side of Cheltenham To accurately download, maintain cashbooks & reconcile bank accounts on a daily basis, post payments and receipts journals. Perform weekly payment runs and daily manual payments. Set up vendor accounts in a timely manner. Run and maintain debit balance & unallocated payment reports. . The role will largely involve downloading & reconciling bank accounts, posting payments and receipts journals, Running payment runs and ensuring debit balances and unallocated payments are being cleared by the purchase ledger team. In addition, the role will manage the purchase ledger and vendor maintenance email account, incoming and outgoing post and any requests for payments outside of the weekly payment run. Salary £20,000. Candidates must have experience of Accounts Payable to be shortlisted for this role. Interviews are available with immediate effect so do not delay in sending us your CV

Key responsibilities will include:

• Bank downloads
• Post all payments & receipts to the ledgers
• Maintain the cashbooks
• Bank reconciliations
• Make payments (BACS, ACH, SEPA & TT)
• Raise cheques (Manual & Computer)
• Set-up, drawdown & maintain forward contracts
• Set-up/amend new vendors & changes to bank details
• Ensure that unallocated payments and debit balances are cleared within a month – with the exception of pro-forma payments
• Ensure that Invoices on hold are being cleared
• Opening Purchase ledger post
• Maintaining and distributing the purchase ledger/Vendor maintenance email inbox
• Raise interest invoices for sales ledger
• Post sales ledger cheques (only at month end)
• Post nominal ledger & purchase ledger cheques.
• Set-up/amend/cancel direct debits & standing orders
• Set-up/amend/cancel open credit facilities
• Assisting with checking and scanning of batches for purchase ledger

Knowledge & experience required

• Good knowledge of Excel
• Good understanding of Finance or AAT qualifications

• Good communications skills on all levels
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
• To show initiative and suggest changes for improvement
• Flexible approach to your work, including changeable hours of work.
• Excellent customer service standards and skills
• Methodical approach to work processes and procedures
• Ability to work to deadlines and ensure they are met
• The ability to work within a team and be self-motivated
• Must have strong problem solving skills
• Good organisation & prioritisation skills
• Be professional, flexible, able to work under pressure and adaptable to the changing needs of the organisation


If this role is of interest to you and you are available immediately please call the office ASAP on 01242 701 123 or alternatively please send an up to date, Word Document copy of your CV to Felicity at Truly Tailored Recruitment.

To ensure that your application receives the fullest possible attention, it is essential that you consider carefully the role that you are applying for, and then ensure that your CV contains all relevant information about yourself in relation to that role. This is important because, in the present economic climate, we receive a great many applications and are unable to respond to them all. Hence, if you do not hear from us within one week, we regret you must conclude on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

As a local Recruitment Agency you will be required to attend a meeting with ourselves at our offices in Cheltenham prior to your details being passed onto our clients.
Candidates need only apply if you are within an hour of a Gloucestershire postcode or already have plans of relocation to the Gloucestershire area in place.
Truly Tailored Recruitment Services are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all areas of society.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80420637

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