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Accounts Assistant (Purchase Ledger)

Location: BIGGIN HILL, KENT Salary: 22000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3078615
My client, one of the leading global manufacturers within the automotive industry are recruiting for an ambitious Accounts Assistant/Purchase Ledger. This role is based in Biggin Hill, Kent.

Are you looking for a unique opportunity?
Are you looking for exposure to all areas of accounting?
Are you looking for a supportive professional environment?
Are you a competent user of Excel?

If so, this is the opportunity that you have been waiting for....

Main scope and purpose of role:

• Responsible for the full purchase ledger cycle for a number of companies within the group.
• Processing and coding of invoices and credit notes.
• Matching of invoices to purchase orders (POs).
• Liaising with managers across the business to ensure that POs are raised and authorised.
• Act as the primary point of contact for suppliers, ensuring that all queries are dealt with promptly and efficiently and that the turnaround between receipt and payment of invoices is kept to a minimum, in order that our corporate image and high standards are maintained.

• Shared responsibility for multi-currency supplier payments through BACS, CHAPS, and telegraphic transfers.

Expenses and Per Diems
• Reviewing expense and per diem claims, ensuring that they are paid correctly and on time.
• Liaising with staff and management to deal with any queries arising from claims.
• Advising staff of expense and per diem payments made.

Credit cards
• Reviewing credit card statements and liaising with cardholders to obtain all relevant receipts and authorisations in support of the statements.

• Ensuring that filing of supplier invoices and statements is kept up to date and is accurate.
• Checking supplier statements.
• Investigating and answering queries on invoices or payments from suppliers and managers within the business.
• Ad hoc tasks as and when required.

• At least 2 years experience of working in a purchase ledger department. More would be preferable.
• Methodical and conscientious approach to work with attention to detail a prerequisite.
• Strong attention to detail.
• A team player.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels, including with senior management and directors.
• Good Excel skills are necessary.
• Experience of using Epicor software would be advantageous.

If you meet the criteria above then please apply now for immediate consideration.

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