Purchase Ledger Assistant

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Location
Alperton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1237052523
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
We are seeking a self-driven and highly motivated Purchase Ledger Assistant to join our forward thinking, successful electronic manufacturing company based in North London (NW10), with presence across the UK & Ireland as well as internationally. As a Purchase Ledger Assistant you will be tasked to engage with suppliers to ensure smooth and timely invoice processing and payments, whilst also providing support to our Financial Accountant. You will be a fundamental part of our friendly and fun accounting team, reporting to the Financial Accountant and working alongside the department managers. What we can offer you: You will be working in an environment geared towards performance with an open corporate culture that values the contribution of every individual. We can also offer you an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of teamwork and the opportunity to play a vital role in our growth. Key

responsibilities:
Posting invoices onto the system Working closely with our Purchasing Department in order to resolve payment queries and disputes. Dealing with expenses - coding, posting, making sure they are authorised by managers before payments are made Dealing with direct debits, pensions, bank statements including G/L coding and posting Helping with the supplier run Making sure all payment transactions are posted on the system before month end Prepare and send invoices, credit memos, and purchase orders Process Company receipts, sales invoices, and payments from customers and suppliers Monitor accounts payable, following up on outstanding balances when required Interact with suppliers by phone and email The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes: The ability to identify and manage data from different sources in all electronic formats A sound academic record (ideally qualified to A-level standard or equivalent level) Basic accounting experience (either in terms of work experience or through academic studies) Diplomacy and excellent communication, as is the ability to work well within teams The ability to work well with people at all levels within the Company/clients companies Outgoing, hardworking and able to work well on own initiative A high level of self-motivation and conscientious, with exemplary attention to detail Salary and benefits: Fixed term maternity cover on a 12 month contract (but there may be the opportunity for a permanent contract upon successful completion of the fixed term contract, dependant on business needs) Part time - 20 hours/week Between £20, and £24, FTE, depending on experience, which will be pro-rated to 20 hours per week 20 days holidays pro-rata Other benefits: bike to work scheme, staff discounts and others

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