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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom, £17,000 - £22,000 , Permanent

Posted: 23 hours ago


A market leading company based in Woking are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their growing finance team. This is a great opportunity for someone with purchase ledger experience to work in a fantastic team orientated environment with an amazing culture and excellent benefits.


Perform day to day management of all payment cycle activities and provide efficient client service, using the document scanning and company accounting solution, reviewing supporting documentation where relevant, in accordance with the approved Delegated Authority matrix verifying bank details, reviewing agreed payment terms, and setting up new suppliers, accurately accounting for VAT and ensuring credit is received for outstanding debit balances;
Continual review and management of document scanning error logs and queries from suppliers, ensuring timely resolutions
Reconciliation of data processed by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
Responsibility for the continual training of Accounts Payable and Purchase Order System related processes, providing feedback and escalation of issues where necessary
Verify supplier accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
Assist with month end processes and procedures including preparation of month end journals and reconciliations for general ledger accounts relating to accounts payable, including aged creditors, payments control accounts, petty cash etc.
Preparation of statistical reports in relation to the procure to pay process using company accounting software and MS Office programs
Continuously improve and document Purchase Ledger procedures and processes
Contributing to, and attendance at, team specific projects, steering groups or committees and maintaining an awareness of any other Business Services area initiative or system implementation
Embrace change agenda - be an enthusiastic advocate of change
To provide cover for bacs runs and foreign currency payments into the banking software in an accurate and timely manner to meet the company deadlines.Requirements:

Experience in a Purchase Ledger role
Understanding/experience of working in a finance department and to be part of a busy team.
Able to take initiative to implement or improve processes, tools and skills
Proactive, with the ability to solve problems and drive tasks through to completion
Able to establish immediate impact and credibility
Excellent accuracy and attention to detail while working under pressure
Numerate and analytical/ IT literate (Excel, Word, Outlook & MS Teams are all a must)
Excellent communication skills and able to interact at all levels within the business
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Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom
£17,000 - £22,000