Finance Assistant / Purchase Ledger

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Our client, based in Newbury recruit for a Finance Assistant/Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their small friendly team on a permanent basis. This would suit a candidate who has previous finance exposure and confident using Excel. The company have experienced growth over the past decade and continue to produce outstanding results.


The timely and accurate processing of supplier invoices, credit notes, payments and any other authorised transaction into the accounts payable ledger.

Matching of supplier invoices with purchase orders.

Resolving internal issues regarding supplier invoices such as coding, pricing, booking-in etc.

The timely and accurate preparation of supplier payment requests, whether by bank transfer, BACS or other means, their presentation to management for payment authorisation and subsequent issue to the appropriate supplier.

Matching of payments to invoices etc. within individual supplier ledgers.

Periodic reconciliation of supplier accounts to supplier statements - together with the processing of valid reconciling items - in order to ensure the accuracy of payables data.

Resolving supplier queries as required.

Ensuring that new and authorised supplier accounts are opened within the accounts payable ledger and that credit & payment terms therein reflect those agreed with the supplier.

Timely and accurate filing of all processed transactions as described above.

Preparation of period-end payables reports.

Processing of employee expense reports when required.

Ad-hoc duties as required by the Financial Controller



Excellent communicator both verbally and written

Able to work to deadlines

Attention to detail


Company incentives and rewards

Employee benefits

£20,000-£25,000 (DOE)

If this role sounds of interest, please apply now

Reference: 36096857

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