Purchase Ledger Assistant

Pickerings Plant Ltd
£20,600 per annum
21 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Assistant

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Purchase Ledger Assistant to join a privately owned hire firm based at our Head Office in Measham, Derbyshire. In return, we offer a competitive salary plus employer contribution pension scheme.

Since formation in 1969, the company has grown into a leading, privately owned hire firm, specialising in the hire of both mechanical, non-mechanical and site accommodation equipment.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant will be expected to confidently communicate with customers, providing product knowledge, fulfilling and exceeding customer requirements/expectations.

Duties will include:

* Provide a full range of accounts admin support such as statement reconciliation, cheque generation, input labour analysis and invoice matching to purchases.

* Opening of supplier accounts relating to assigned part of the ledger.

* Ensuring the trial balance is up to date for review and assisting the Finance Directors and Accounts Office Manager in preparing year end audits.

* Ensure invoice data is entered correctly on Insphire including the correct input of VAT purchases.

* Liaising with Depots and Suppliers to ensure smooth payment.

* Be first point of call for incoming calls by re directing the call to the relevant department.

* Assist the Office Manager, Managing Director or Finance Director with any other duties as required.

* Attend meeting that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.

* Comply with and uphold company policies and procedures.

* Undertake any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time.

The successful candidate will have:

* Previously worked in accounts and/or office environment

* Experience of utilising a computerised financial system

* Computer literate, including Microsoft Office.

* Professional telephone manner

* Ability to work effectively as part of a team

* Proactive and flexible

* GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths, or equivalent.

* Computer literate, including Microsoft Office.

* Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

* Ability to work well to timescales and deadlines.

* Experience of plant and accommodation hire is desirable but not essential

The hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 9am-5.30pm and 9am-5pm on Friday's

Benefits include:

* Competitive Salary

* Childcare voucher scheme

* Holiday buy back scheme

* Life Assurance

* 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

* Company pension scheme

Please apply online today to be considered for the Purchase Ledger Assistant role.