Purchase Ledger Assistant

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My client based in LE10, a leading manufacture within the building service industry, is currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant.

The job is a part time, permanent position for 20 hours per week (either spread over 4 or 5 days), with a salary of £20,500 gross to be pro-rata.


As the Financial Assistant, your role is to ensure all financial records are updated regularly and accurately in a timely manner to meet set deadlines. All system and best practice guidelines must be adhered to at a high standard.

Reporting to the Finance Controller.

Key deliverables:

• Purchase Ledger Processing
o Match purchase invoices to delivery notes / purchase orders
o Once authorised and matched, post invoices onto internal system
o Dealing with foreign currency invoices and payments
o Post supplier payments to relevant accounts and allocate against invoices
o Reconcile supplier statements for payment authorisation, and highlight purchase ledger discrepancies and find solutions
o Flag up payments that are required and inform financial controller
o Chase up credit notes on disputed items
o Ensure cost prices are correct on invoices and on stock valuation
o Processing bank payment runs

• Additional Tasks relevant to the Finance Department
o Deal with any ad hoc financial issues
o Take telephone calls from suppliers and customers as necessary
o Participate in quarterly stock takes

Key skills / attributes:

• Excellent communication skills and strong team player
• Honest, trustworthy and loyal
• Financial knowledge, Excel skills and basic accounting qualifications
• Bookkeeping knowledge and experience
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Organised and self-disciplined
• Methodical

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.