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Trainee Accounts Assistant Purchase Ledger Administrator

Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom, £ £ 23000.00-26000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Trainee Accounts Assistant / Purchase Ledger Controller


Permanent, Full Time


This is a highly attractive opportunity for an enthusiastic finance professional, or entry-level individual looking to get into finance, to join a well known Brighton based independent business. This is a brand that many people will be familiar with and a recognised industry-leading company that attracts customers across the company.

Their Finance Manager & Finance Director are looking for a sharp, ambitious individual who is highly organised and methodical, with an enquiring mind and a willingness to learn. As Purchase Ledger Administrator, you will be responsible for all aspects of the purchase ledger (which includes a large volume of stock purchases each month) as well as other finance duties. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the right applicant will have strong attention to detail, good general IT skills, clear style of communication, and ability to build positive relationships with suppliers.

The business is celebrating its 30 year anniversary in 2022, and has ambitious growth plans, so this is a busy, promising role which could lead onto broader, more complex positions in the future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all aspects of the purchase ledger - including:
  • Recording and processing invoices and credit notes on Sage Line 50
  • Ensuring invoices are authorised by appropriate person on time
  • Matching delivery notes to invoices and updating the invoice and stock information on ERP system
  • Reconciling monthly supplier statements and direct debit advices to the purchase ledger
  • Maintaining 'invoices to pay' and assisting the Finance Manager with payments
  • Working with buying team to match invoiced prices against purchase orders and resolving pricing queries
  • Managing the accounts email inbox and ensuring they are actioned promptly
  • Filing of supplier invoices, credit notes, and other relevant documentation
  • Resolving queries from suppliers
  • Assisting with other finance duties
  • Supporting the Sales Ledger Administrator and Finance Manager as needed and providing holiday cover
  • Any additional or ad-hoc relevant duties required by the finance department

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John Ltd for more information.

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Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom
£ £ 23000.00-26000.00 Annual Annual