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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Published 06 November 2023
Up to £28000.00 per annum
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Starts: 6th November 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Assistant

Location: Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes

Salary: Up to £28,000 per year

Type: 6 month FTC, Hybrid Working (Up to 2 days at home per week) - Chance to go perm!

Working Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Some flexibility), Monday to Friday

Company Overview:

Do you have a passion for purchase ledger? Have you been apart of key projects or system changes? If so, e you currently looking or if you're passionate about purchase ledger and looking to advance your career in finance, keep reading! We're partnering with a well-established company in Buckinghamshire that has a dynamic team of three in the finance department. They have a fantastic office culture and champion hard work and dedication.

Key Benefits:

  • 33 Days Holiday including bank holidays
  • Hybrid working hours
  • Brand new canteen
  • Great working culture - £25 birthday vouchers, attendance incentives and more!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supplier Relations & Efficiency: Administer the accounts payable ledger, including setting up new suppliers and maintaining accurate details in line with internal controls.
  • Invoice Mastery: Efficiently process a high volume of accounts payable invoices, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Collaborative Partner: Build strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders to swiftly resolve queries related to Purchase Orders, Goods Receipts, and Invoices.
  • Payment Process: Support in preparing supplier payment runs for smooth disbursement.
  • Balancing Expert: Ensure a 100% match of inter-company balances with designated suppliers at every month-end.
  • Reconciliation Specialist: Proactively complete supplier statement reconciliations to keep the ledger current.
  • Innovation Enthusiast: Actively seek system and process improvements for enhanced efficiency.
  • Documentation Expert: Regularly review and update purchase ledger SOP documentation for clarity and compliance.
  • Versatile Team Player: Be ready to support key Sales Ledger activities when colleagues are on annual leave.
  • Adaptable Problem Solver: Tackle any other tasks as reasonably requested by the Accounts Payable Team Leader

Desired Candidate Experience:

  • Minimum 2 year's experience within purchase ledger is essential
  • Customer Focus: Strong customer service skills, building effective relationships with colleagues and external partners.
  • Team Player: Able to work effectively in a team, and meet deadlines.
  • Detail-Oriented: High attention to detail and organised task approach.

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