Senior Purchase Leger Assistant


£28000 - £32000 per annum


United Kingdom,Cumbria

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A leading Cumbria company are looking to recruit a Senior Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their friendly team based in Kendal. This is a fast paced environment and would suit an experienced accounts assistant who can "hit the ground running".

As Senior Purchase Ledger you will report the AP Manager and your duties will consist of :

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Expert on general ledger coding guidance.
  • Oversee the accuracy and completeness of information of bank transactions via direct debit, standing orders and same day payments.
  • Processing of specific AP transactions as agreed by Accounts Payable Manager.
  • Day-to-day contact for credit card users and petty cash requirements of the company.
  • Produce accurate monthly reports to allow closing of the Accounts Payable Ledger.
  • Other adhoc duties as required by the finance function

You will also :

  • Forge close working relationship with the financial controllers and accounting teams.
  • Support Manager/team with daily activities and provide absence cover.
  • Processing/coding vendor invoices accurately
  • Dealing with internal and external customer queries.
  • Prepare weekly payment runs.
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Scan and file all purchase ledger and expenses documents.
  • Ensure best practice is carried out in accordance with company guidelines and SOX

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading company who pride themselves on training and developing their staff. You can expect a competitive salary and hybrid working following succesful completion of probation.

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