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Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanna Engel

  • Job ref:

    JE/777125_1668971902

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Startdate:

    asap

Our Client seeks a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a busy team, therefore would suit a candidate who is keen to learn and develop. Effective communication skills are essential for this role.

Duties of the Purchase Ledger Assistant include:

  • Responsible for the purchase ledger for three companies
  • Matching purchase invoices to purchase orders, with all finance checks to make sure invoices adhere to legal requirements.
  • Processing with UK BACs payments runs for freelancers and suppliers.
  • Processing with multi-currency International and Sepa payments.
  • Posting manual payments in currency ensuring FX gains and losses and bank charges is posted
  • Posting various Journals using double entry for Purchase ledger adjustments
  • Monitoring key creditor accounts to make sure account runs smoothly.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Creditor meetings with FC to review the creditor balances
  • Managing both internal and external emails with production staff and external suppliers
  • Preparing inter account transfers
  • Processing and payments of Company Expenses.
  • Maintaining good working relationships with suppliers.
  • Assistance with year-end and interim audit processes.
  • Assisting other team members during busy periods
  • Responsible for processing credit card reconciliations
  • Updating credit limits
  • Sending out the new statements monthly to all users
  • Dealing with fraud transactions with Barclays
  • Ensuring the credit card control account is reconciled and sent out monthly to FC's
  • Other ad hoc duties.

Requirements for the Purchase Ledger Assistant include:

  • Ability to work on their own
  • Strong Communication & Customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good Excel Skills
  • Ability to Prioritise
  • Flexible Attitude
  • Able to build relationships

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