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Purchase Ledger Assistant - Maternity Cover Full/Part Time Hours


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Company Benefits

Possibility of successful candidate being retained within the business at the end of fixed term contract


• Internally: Daily contact by telephone or in person, with other team members and work colleagues from other departments and branches.

• Externally: Daily contact with suppliers in by telephone and e-mail.

• Process supplier credit applications requests from different departments.

• Print and ensure all invoices once printed are scanned.

• Check /posting invoices with accuracy (with exclusion of expenditure invoices) for payment, including matching up invoices with our purchase orders and liaising with the relevant department(s) within the business.

• Ensure all invoices are correctly calculated (including VAT) and meet the standard set out in purchase ledger procedures.

• Proforma invoices payments.

• Statements reconciliations.

• Archiving of invoices.

• Contribute to the efficiency of the department through effect teamwork.

• Perform any other duties with the Finance department as may be required from time to time.

• Adhere to quality processes and procedures.

*May be required to carry out other tasks related to the role.


The following skills will be an advantage, however, on the job training will be provided:

• Sound organisational and administrative skills, including managing time effectively.

• The ability to deal confidently with people with clear and effective communication skills both verbally and in writing.

• Good numeracy skills, IT literacy and experience of Microsoft packages.

• Proactive, enthusiastic, self-motivated.

• Ability to prioritise and multitask.

• Responsible and reliable with a flexible attitude.

• Previous accounting experience

• Good customer service skills when dealing with customers and colleagues.

• The ability to work with minimal supervision and make decisions relevant to the successful outcome and conclusion of the processes.

• Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change.

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