Accounts Payable Assistant


Up to £26000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Carlisle

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My client is a well known Carlisle based company who pride themselves on fostering a collaborative environment where talented individuals can thrive and make a meaningful impact. As they continue to grow, we are seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their finance department.

They are looking for a skilled Purchase Ledger Assistant who will be responsible for maintaining accurate records of all purchases made by the company. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and a proven track record of managing purchase ledger processes efficiently. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the financial success of our company and grow within a supportive team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and reconcile purchase orders, invoices, and payments in a timely manner
  • Verify accuracy of invoices, ensuring proper authorization and coding
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers and internal stakeholders to resolve discrepancies or issues
  • Assist with month-end close activities, including reconciliations and reporting
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date electronic and physical records of purchase transactions
  • Assist with other ad-hoc tasks and projects as needed to support the finance team


  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably within [industry/sector]
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP, Oracle) and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong understanding of basic accounting principles and purchase ledger processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and external partners
  • A proactive and problem-solving mindset, with the ability to identify and address issues independently


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth
  • A positive and inclusive work environment that values teamwork and collaboration

If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for finance, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!

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