Purchase Ledger Assistant


£20000 - £24000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Preston

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Agility Resourcing is proud to be recruiting for a well-established retailer in the Preston. They are looking for a detailed orientated individual with a likable personality, that can work well within the team. As the purchase ledger clerk, you will be reporting to and working closely with the management accountant. You will make sure that invoices are entered correctly each month.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Running goods received and entering purchase order invoices
  • Reconciliation of weekly bank statements
  • Scanning, matching, and entering purchase order invoices
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Downloading monthly Barclaycard, processing reports on Expensein
  • Scanning and entering purchase expense invoices, ensuring they are coded correctly
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Supporting the finance team when required to ensure all finance tasks are completed when necessary

Person specification:

  • Highly competent in analysis and problem solving
  • Working to deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows packages
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills and be able to manage a busy workload independently
  • Being able to work on your own as well as being a team player

In return you will be given:

  • 37.5hrs per week
  • Flexibility to work from home 4 days per week
  • Company pension scheme and life cover
  • 22 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 1 extra day per year after every 5 years of service
  • Competitive salary

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