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Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant

£19,000 , Contract

Posted: 18 hours ago


Working for this established and growing organisation, the Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant will be working under the management of the Finance Manager and supervision of the Purchase Ledger Clerk. This role is to assist with the accounts payable function whilst providing general finance assistance to the department. This is a 9 month fixed term contract.

The Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant will be rewarded with 25 days' holidays plus Bank Holidays (pro rata), a contributory pension scheme, death in service, healthcare.

Overview of Responsibilities

* To assist the purchase ledger function for the group, ensuring that invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner using Concur

* Invoices are posted to the correct company, department and GL account

* To support in the preparation of supplier payment runs

* To support the team with the production of monthly management accounts, including but not limited to: bank reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, expense analysis and preparation of management accounts pack

* To support the team with the production of the quarterly balance sheet audit and with the statutory audit process

* To support in the audit the monthly personal expense claims for the group in an accurate and timely manner using Concur

* To complete tasks raised by internal customers in an accurate and timely manner

* To provide assistance to all other members of the finance team

Experience / Skills

* Experience within an FCA regulated industry is desirable

* Good knowledge, understanding and experience of the purchase ledger function

* Experience of working within a Finance team, operating similar processes and systems

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* High level of interpersonal skills, with an ability to deal with people at all levels including senior management

* Demonstrate ability to use own initiative and flexible in personal approach

* Ability to prioritise work to meet targets and take ownership of ad-hoc tasks

* Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word to a good level

* Use of Concur or similar electronic expense system

KEYWORDS: PL, purchase ledger, finance, accounts, expenses, invoice.

Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven't contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom