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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Posted 29 November 2017 by Ashfield Healthcare Limited Easy Apply Ended

Company: Ashfield Healthcare

Position: Purchase Ledger Assistant

Territory: Ashfield Head Office, Ashby, Leicester

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Ashfield Healthcare are proud to be recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Assistant for the Finance Department. Reporting to the Finance Support Manager and working in a team of 6, you will be soley responsible for managing the whole purchase ledger function on the operations side of the business. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work for a global organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Register all new Purchase Invoices using the Finance software Sage 200

  • Ensure that all invoices processed adhere to company and taxation policies and legislation

  • Refer all incorrect invoices back to suppliers or Head Office authorised Personnel as required, ensuring queries are resolved in a timely manner and invoices registered and authorise appropriately

  • Process authorised Purchase invoices within set deadlines

  • Accurately authorise invoices within Finance software

  • Process and complete payment runs via Finance software

  • Produce and distribute remittance advices to Suppliers

  • Run "Unauthorised Transactions" report and distribute to Head Office authorised personnel

  • Ensure invoices unauthorised at month end are within the agreed tolerances

  • Complete weekly statement reconciliations

  • Maintain purchase ledger accounts

    Essential Skills

  • Must be adaptable, numerate, literate and willing to learn and succeed

  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • Have experience of working in a Finance role

  • Educated to minimum of GCSE or Equivalent

    Desirable Skills

  • Experience using Sage 200 or Oracle

  • Processing a high volume of invoices

  • Running BACS payments


    Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We’ll give you all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse.

    It’s our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.

    Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

    Successful candidates will benefit from a car, laptop, pension, healthcare and an excellent reward and recognition package. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

    If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please select "APPLY NOW" below.

    Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

    Thank you for your interest in Ashfield.

Reference: 33915408

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