Purchase Ledger Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
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


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.


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)


  • 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.


  • 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

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80968807

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