Purchase Ledger Assistant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1258186321
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Assistant at the BDO Shared Service Centre in Liverpool

Overview
The firm is looking to recruit Purchase Ledger Assistant to provide a national cashier processing service to the Business Recovery stream. The Cashier team is one of several teams within BDO's rapidly growing Shared Service Centre (SSC) based in central Liverpool. SSC team members work internally within the business providing support to the client facing members of the firm.

Responsibilities
This will be a challenging and rewarding role where you will:
* Inputting data and maintaining cash books for all Business Recovery cases on IPS
* Making online payments where required
* Liaising with the Banks and the Insolvency Service regarding funds held
* Meet cashier requirements in accordance with the firm's procedures
* Ensure cashiers instructions are appropriately supported by documentary evidence
* Attend to, and resolve, ad hoc enquiries that may be raised by partners and staff from time to time
* Seek to appropriately allocate time to cases worked on and review chargeability
* Complete VAT returns
* Carry out VAT reclaims/payments following de-registration
* Perform electronic filing
* Other duties to be undertaken as directed

Requirements
* GCSE level standard in Mathematics
* IT skills - strong working knowledge of MS Excel, other MS products and similar desktop applications. Willingness to learn new systems is essential
* Knowledge of the Insolvency system IPS is desirable but not essential
* Well presented with a professional level of communication - both verbal and written
* Good time management, organisation skills and the ability to prioritise and complete tasks with limited supervision
* Ability to work well in a team environment
* Ability to use own initiative and take a flexible approach
* Experience in cash book / treasury / cashiering is advantageous but not imperative
* Role specific training is provided.

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