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Purchase Ledger Accounts Assistant

Location: LEIGHTON BUZZARD, BEDFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 22,000.00-24,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: X3-261325

Your Next Role

A brilliant opportunity has arose with our rapidly expanding client in Leighton Buzzard. The position is a Purchase Ledger based Accounts Assistant role, reporting into the Finance Director, taking control of the end to end Purchase Ledger process and providing support to other tasks.

Your Responsibilities

  • Invoicing, PO's, delivery notes, statement reconciliations, setting up new suppliers, Bacs payments, and entries onto Sage.
  • Managing queries with budget holders and to monitor and control spending in the company.
  • Aged creditors management, payment allocation and control of creditors to ensure issues are promptly addressed.
  • Interaction with sales teams to ensure rechargeable purchase/costs are monitored and captured with sales invoicing
  • Assisting and providing cover for expenses processing.
  • Assisting with HR admin duties and other team members on workload/holiday cover, specifically sales ledger
  • Ad hoc reporting and other duties as instructed by FD

Your Experience and Skillset

  • Experience in the construction industry is ideal but not essential
  • Completed, or working towards, the AAT qualification (again, not essential if you have the relevant experience)
  • Analytical and reconciliation experience
  • Understanding of accounting principals for invoice processing and VAT
  • Experience with Sage is desirable
  • Good levels of competency across Microsoft Excel
  • Not phased by a busy, expanding and successful team environment 
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team with great communication skills 



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