Purchase Ledger Assistant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This Purchase Ledger Assistant role will sit within our Accountancy team of a technology/media company located in the Covent Garden Head Office. You will be part of a dynamic team, enabling you to gain a broad sense of our financial processes & mechanisms.
The purpose of your role is to process purchase ledger transactions & manage our expenses system. The role offers the right candidate great progression and support.

Client Details

A global media company located in Covent Garden, Central London

Description

Responsibilities of the Purchase Ledger Assistant:

  • Processing sales and purchase invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements.
  • Processing employee expense claims and ensuring employees are reimbursed in line with the company's expenses policy.
  • Matching invoices against PO's and investigating/ managing any discrepancies to resolution
  • Assisting with the completion of the month end close process.
  • Dealing with accounts queries upon request via phone and email.
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting the team with ad hoc reports and projects.
  • Support in implementing new systems, processes and controls.

Profile

The ideal skills of the Purchase Ledger Assistant:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience working in Purchase Ledger
  • Good Excel skills i.e Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP and SUMIF formulas. (Bonus)

Qualities

  • Great communication skills, both in writing and on the phone.
  • Extremely driven, energetic and proactive
  • Proactive and able to show initiative to constantly improve AP processes.
  • Well organised, methodical and conscientious.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Works well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Eager to help out and get involved.

Benefits

  • Study Support (AAT / CIMA)
  • Great culture and team environment
  • Fun quarterly socials and team off-sites!
  • Career Progression
  • Growing organisation

Job Offer

£24,000-£25,000 with a comprehensive benefits package

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