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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Posted 30 April by REED Accountancy Easy Apply Ended
Our client is a very well established and reputable publishing company with offices in the heart of London's West End. Due to an internal promotion they are currently looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic Purchase Ledger Assistant to join the head office finance team.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant will be responsible for the accounts payable for the Editorial section of the business, as well as Expenses.

Duties of the role include the following:

• Processing invoices- matching to Purchase orders, coding, scanning, batching and posting accurately within agreed timeframes
• Ensuring invoices are coded correctly and authorised in accordance with agreed limits
• Filing and archiving high volume of purchase invoices
• Dealing with high transactional volume and complex work-in-progress coding and allocation
• Assisting with processing of bi-weekly payment runs- this includes selecting invoices for payment as well as BACS ,Foreign and Cheque payments
• Preparing and processing ad-hoc payments to suppliers
• Resolving Internal and External Purchase Ledger queries
• Supplier statement reconciliations
• Maintaining and updating supplier data (including new suppliers, change of address, bank details etc)
• Opening and distribution of daily finance department post
• Banking sterling and foreign cheques
• Monitoring team email inbox
• Involvement with further roll-out of Purchase Ordering system
• Assisting with implementation of new processes and controls
• Ad-hoc duties as required

Knowledge/ skills/experience required:

• Accurate and good attention to detail
• Ability to work in a team and be self-motivated
• Strong system skills (Access Dimensions experience would be great!)
• Eager and fast to learn
• Strong organisation skills
• Good communication skills
• Purchase Ledger experience in similar organisation
• Numerate
• At least 6months Purchase Ledger experience

This is a terrific opportunity for an Accounts Administrator with confident Purchase Ledger experience to join a friendly, stable team in a very successful and reputable company.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34627973

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