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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Poole, York, United Kingdom, £23,000 - £25,000 , Permanent

Posted: 9 hours ago


Optimum Recruitment Group are working with a well-established business in York City Centre who are looking to appoint a Purchase Ledger Assistant.

The purchase ledger assistant is responsible for processing supplier invoices, reconciling supplier accounts and providing information for payment batches on a timely basis and in an accurate manner, in accordance with company terms.

Duties will include:

* Ensuring that purchase ledger transactions are processed and carry out month end accounting procedures efficiently ensuring accounting records are up to date.

* Communicate to line management ideas for improvement, aimed at enhancing performance and efficiency at company, team and personal levels.

* Check accuracy of accruals to contracts.

* Manage own supplier accounts and be the main contact for queries and dealing with outcomes.

* Process high volume of invoices ensuring all invoices are allocated to reflect accurate costs.

* Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are carried out.

* Checking of supplier invoices as received, investigating and resolving variances from accrued amounts.

* Managing a selection of supplier accounts and ensuring that invoices are entered accurately, on a timely basis and paid to company terms.

* Preparation of invoices ready for payment.

* Manage supplier accruals for month end deadline.

* General accounts administration and non-routine payment processing.

As the successful candidate you must be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience requirements:

* Previous experience of working in a high volume purchase ledger environment or experience as an accounts assistant.

* A high level of numeracy and data understanding/manipulation.

* Proven excel skills including v look ups and pivot tables.

* Excellent customer service skills as the supplier contact point.

* Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail

Salary £23,000 - £25,000 plus benefits depending on skills and experience

Job Details

Poole, York, United Kingdom
£23,000 - £25,000