Purchase Ledger Assistant

Posted 9 April by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply
Accounts / Purchase Ledger Assistant
£25-27k Salary
Based - Acton, West London
Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm
Immediate start


This role is an essential link between Supply Chain and Finance in ensuring that supplier invoices are accurately matched with purchase orders and goods received notes and subsequently posted into the Accounts system.

Due to business requirements, it is expected the role holder to have a high degree of flexibility in order to meet the demands of the role. The role holder must be able to adjust to a broad and fluid set of tasks as requirements change in this progressive company.

Working relationships outside of Finance

Supply Chain
Warehouse teams


Purchase Ledger
Responsible for purchase ledger duties including but not limited to the following:
Checking invoices against purchase orders and resolving any price queries and quantity with the supply chain team and warehouse teams as required
Matching invoices to goods received notes and purchase orders
Accurately input invoices onto database
Checking list of open purchase orders on a weekly basis to ensure any orders are closed down quickly and efficiently
Supplier statement reconciliations and ensuring relevant teams are aware of any queries
Filing and other administrative duties
Printing invoices emailed to the Company


Previous experience of working as part of team in a busy finance office
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment whist remaining professional at all times
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Planning and organising own work load and posses the ability to multi-task
Accurate and detail conscious while processing a high volume of transactions
Friendly and tactful personality
Willingness and a desire to learn
Excellent IT skills including Excel and Microsoft packages


Experience of the alcohol trade or from retail FMCG sector
De Facto ERP system experience

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34863472

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