Location: England
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Sarah Bickerdike

Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant

Job Description

Our client is an impressive global steel business. They now have a fantastic opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant based at their site in Stocksbridge.

The Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant role will have the following responsibilities:

  • Review supplier invoices received daily to ensure compliance with supplier invoice policy. Reject and return non-valid invoices to suppliers.
  • Match supplier invoices to purchase orders and purchase order receipts, including processing of supplier credit notes.
  • Scan and record vendor documents (invoices and credit notes) into Purchase Ledger.
  • Appropriately code invoices to the correct ledger accounts.
  • Identify and log VAT errors on documents and seek to resolve the error with the supplier.
  • Notify the Transactions Manager of 'problem' accounts and significant processing issues.
  • Identify and log queries or discrepancies via workflow after receipt of the supplier invoice.
  • Support the Transactions Manager in producing ad hoc reporting as requested to support the business.
  • Produce daily aged creditor analysis.
  • Create system generated and manual supplier payment runs.
  • Post bank statement transactions.
  • Reconcile supplier statements as and when required to facilitate any queries and dispute resolution.
  • Work closely with Procurement and Commercial parts of the business to identify and resolve queries with supplier invoices.
  • Be the first point of contact of supplier queries regarding invoice status and expected payment.

The successful Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • High standard of general education.
  • Accounting transaction experience is an essential for an individual to become fully competent in the role.
  • Good internal systems knowledge would be beneficial.
  • Practical experience of INFOR and PC-based computer systems is preferred.
  • Strong team working and relationship building skills and ability to prioritise own workload is essential.

Benefits for the Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant role include:

£19,000 - £21,000 per annum

35 days holiday

Competitive pension scheme

Income Protection

Life Assurance

If you are interested in the Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant role please apply today!

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