Purchase Ledger Assistant - Bromsgrove

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Purchase Ledger Assistant  • Bromsgrove • Permanent • Full Time • Upto £25k per annum

Our client, a family run business, based in a rural location in Bromsgrove, are seeking a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their Finance team.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant's day to day duties are as follows:

  • Processing and coding of purchase invoices and employee expenses in the accounting system
  • Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details within the purchase ledger
  • Ensuring 3 way matching of purchase orders, goods receipts, and purchase invoices
  • Reviewing invoices to ensure that they're accurate and correctly formatted.
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Processing and reconciling of monthly company credit card transactions.
  • Preparing and processing monthly and weekly payment run        
  • Investigating and resolving purchase ledger queries
  • Maintaining the purchase ledger to ensure accuracy and completion.
  • Providing regular information for cash flow forecasting and ad hoc reporting
  • Contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the team by identifying and implementing improved processes and procedures.
  • Monitoring petty cash
  • Any Ad hoc Offices duties and be able to provide support and holiday cover within the Finance Team

The Successful Purchase Ledger Assistant must have the following skills/experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar Purchase Ledger/Finance Administrator role
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills to build relationships with colleagues and suppliers.
  • Effective communicator and team player at all levels, with the ability to work under pressure to meet monthly deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Manage your own time effectively.
  • Previous knowledge and experience working on Microsoft Excel
  • Previous Opera experience, however, this is not essential, and training will be given.
  • Understanding of Accruals & Prepayments

What’s on offer for the successful Purchase Ledger Assistant?

  • Salary upto £25k per annum
  • 31 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Social events
  • A lovely aptmosphere in a family run business
  • Company pension scheme

Arden Personnel is a local independent recruitment agency based in Alcester, Warwickshire. We recruit for companies based in Alcester, Evesham, Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Henley-in-Arden, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Bromsgrove, and Studley.

We want your experience with using a recruitment agency to be a good one and will always endeavor to get back to all applicants. You can also contact us on 01789 532220.

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Arden Personnel is an equal opportunities employer that welcomes applications from all age groups. We recruit in the following sectors.

Administration, PA/Executive Assistants, Secretarial, Reception, Marketing, IT, HR, Finance, Customer Services, Purchasing and Supply Chain