Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Non Qualified
  • Location
    Royston, Hertfordshire
  • Salary
    10 £ - 11 £ / Hour
  • External Reference


Purchase Ledger

*Process purchase invoices for all supplier types.
*3 way Matching of Invoices to PO's and GRN's.
*Ensure all invoice queries are managed effectively.
*Reconcile supplier statements
*Raising Ad-Hoc payments in accordance to approval policy
*Dealing with Supplier queries over phone and email

Month End

*Ensure authorised invoices are posted to the correct code and period.
*Ensure invoices received relating to current financial period have been logged.

VAT & Corporation Tax

*Have a reasonable understanding of VAT including rates applicable for different products.

*Have a good understanding of the group structure and relationship between companies.
*A good understanding of exchange rates and exchange differences.
*Open and distribute Finance post when required. Review and action emails addressed to the Finance inboxes.
*Ensure all Purchase Ledger documents are correctly filed.


*Excellent client facing skills and professional communication with suppliers.
*Excellent data accuracy and good attention to detail.
*A full understanding of data being processed and the ability to identify and question anomalies.
*Intermediate Excel skills.
*Basic Word skills.
*Be able to use Outlook for emails and calendar appointments.


*Passion and energy.
*Strong self-awareness, communication, networking and interpersonal skills
*Ability to plan, organise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
*Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
*Efficient and well-organised with good administration, planning and organisation skills and ability to prioritise tasks
*Act with professionalism, discretion and sensitivity
*Self-starter with a positive attitude
*Strong attention to detail
Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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