Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger

Bridgwater, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
| £20,000 - £23,000 per annum
Ref: MB193 (5 days ago)
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Purchase Ledger focused Accounts Assistant to join a leading Bridgwater based manufacturing business on a permanent basis. 

Reporting directly into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for controlling and maintaining all aspects of the Purchase Ledger. This includes ensuring all supplier invoices and employee expense claims are appropriately authorised and correctly recorded on Sage, ready for payment in accordance with agreed terms.

You will bring with you a detailed focused approach as you will be ensuring an accurate and complete record of all expenses that have been incurred by the company and reflect its current liability to its suppliers.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Match and check purchase invoices to goods received notes or purchase orders
  • Obtain authorisation for invoices not linked to a purchase order
  • Input invoices into Sage 200 ensuring that the coding and processing is accurate and complies with company requirements and legislation
  • Generate payment runs from Sage
  • Set up supplier accounts on Sage
  • Reconcile supplier statements on a monthly basis ensuring that all discrepancies are resolved quickly
  • Download employee expense claims
  • Reconcile receipts to expense claims and ensure VAT calculations are accurate
  • Input expense claims onto Sage and ensure payments are ready for processing
  • Download Barclaycard statements and issue to all cardholders on a monthly basis
  • Ensure Purchase Ledger reconciles to Sage nominal ledger and is closed in accordance with a month-end timetable
  • Assist with the preparation of month end journals such as accruals and prepayments
  • Assist the Financial Controller with the preparation of the year-end file
Hours of work are Monday to Friday (08:30 - 17:00), operating a 37.5 hour week.

Our client is looking to move quickly on this position, therefore to express an interest, please apply now!

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