Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Denton
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Consultant: Ana Pankowski
  • Sector: Office Services
  • Email: ana@mpeople-recruitment.com
  • Benefits:
  • Posted: 2 weeks ago

Mpeople Recruitment are excited to be recruiting on behalf of our client who due to growth are looking to add to the team.


Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant

Permanent, full-time 40 hours

Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:00


The Role

We are recruiting for a self-motivated and eager finance individual willing to coordinate and process all aspects of financial administration, including the improvement of processes. To support and work closely with the Credit Controllers and collaborate with the wider finance team.


Key Tasks:

  • Scan and electronically file finance documents within ADM system
  • Matching, batching and coding of supplier invoices
  • Process supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Check and process employee expense claims
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Prepare and process supplier payments in accordance with approval policy
  • Manage petty cash
  • Assist with month end journals and general ledger reconciliations
  • Posting to the ledger the Bacs and web payments
  • Bank reconciliation and Intrastat
  • Setting up supplier accounts and updating existing records
  • General finance administration duties.
  • Contributing towards the continuous development of systems and controls relating to purchase ledger function.
  • Shadowing established company Accounts Assistants.


Additional tasks for holiday cover:

  • Post and process cash, cheques and credit card payments onto Accounting system
  • Allocate credit notes and cash receipts timely to customer accounts
  • Incoming calls lunch/holiday cover for the credit controllers


Candidate specification

  • Possess a good eye for detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise a busy workload and use initiative
  • Able to show a willingness to learn about the business
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, confident with all types of data
  • Good communicator
  • Proactive and driven


Work experience/educational requirements

  • Previous experience with Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a fast-paced finance team
  • Strong focus on systems and MS Office is a major requirement (particularly MS Excel)
  • A level education with demonstrable academic success
  • Professionally qualified is preferable but not essential

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