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Purchase Ledger Assistant- Chessington

Location: CHESSINGTON, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 12.56-15.48 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-298485

I am urgently seeking a temporary purchase ledger assistant for a key client of mine based in Chessington.  The role is available for 3 initially to cover the end of a maternity leave, initially until the end of May 2020.

The role is responsible for controlling and maintaining the company's purchase ledger with responsibility for posting invoices and liaising with the purchasing department and suppliers.  

Reporting to the Finance Manager your duties will include:
Processing invoices and gaining approval from the finance manager to process overhead invoices.
Month end procedures including cashbook processing and allocating payments to supplier accounts.
Supplier reconciliations on a monthly basis.
Preparing and distributing the company credit card statements, coding and posting to the nominal ledger.
Raising cheques and BACS payments for petty cash and expenses. 
Processing payment runs and sending remittances to suppliers once payment has been submitted. 
Dealing with supplier queries and incoming phone calls to the business.

You will need to have knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and also excel skills to enable you to sort, format and manipulate data on spreadsheets. 

If you are able to work on a temporary basis and commit for a minimum of 3 months with no planned holiday please apply for immediate consideration. 


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