Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger

Recruiter
Croner Management
Location
Berkshire
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant – Purchase Ledger -

Our busy head office is currently recruiting for a part time (24 Hours) accounts/purchase ledger assistant. This can be worked over 3 full days or if prefered over 4-5 shorter days per week This role is responsible for day-to-day processing of all purchase related invoices, all expenses, petty cash management and other accounts payable duties. You will report directly to the Head of Finance.

You will mainly be responsible for all aspects of purchase ledger to accurately maintain and ensure process deadlines are met, along with any ad-hoc duties.

We are looking for someone with experience working in a purchase ledger role. You need to have strong verbal and written communication skills, an organised approach to work and attention to detail. You will be expected to meet deadlines, organise and prioritise your own workload and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You must have strong IT skills (particularly Excel and Word) and have a flexible approach to work.

Skills and experience required: -

* To ensure good internal control with respect to the purchase ledger function

* Have the relevant knowledge and understanding in a similar role

* Have the ability to work effectively in a team environment

* Ability to process deadlines

* Must have experience of a computerised accounting purchase ledger system, preferably Xero.

* High attention to detail and an orderly approach to processing

* Knowledge and understanding of expense claim processing

* Investigate and resolve purchase ledger queries as required

* Maintain adequate records of pro forma invoices issued and chase up associated invoices

* Reconciliation of supplier statements to supplier purchase ledger accounts

* Responsibility for the monthly closure of the purchase ledger including credit control, management reports and aged creditors.

We can offer you a competitive salary, 20 days holiday per year (pro rata) and pension scheme

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