Purchase Ledger Assistant

Recruiter
Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment
Location
Plymouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
1228468363
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Assistant - Immediate Start (13477)

Our client, a market leading eCommerce business is seeking to appoint a self-motivated Purchase Ledger Assistant to join the expanding team working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Duties of the Purchase Ledger Assistant:
  • Perform accounting tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable/receivable transactions and accounts.
  • Engage with suppliers to ensure smooth and timely invoice processing and payments.
  • Maintain filing and controls to meet company and audit requirements.
  • Provide general support within the finance function.
  • Responsible for all aspects of purchase ledger.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers
  • Deal with queries and refer or escalate when necessary.
  • Process invoices ensuring accuracy of information
  • Code invoices as required, including overheads.
  • Reconcile supplier account statements.
  • Create payment runs.

Ideal candidate for the Purchase Ledger Assistant role:
  • Previous experience in a similar role essential
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Sage 200 experience desirable
  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures
  • Flexible team player
  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality.

Based: Plymouth

Hours:37.5 Hours Monday - Friday

Contract: 6 month FTC (Maternity cover)

Salary: £18,000 + company benefits

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