Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1383535591-2
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: The Recruitment Group
  • Location: Hellaby, Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Accounting, Project Management, Telecommunications
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Purchase Ledger Assistant


Salary 25K

S66 Area

Hours - Monday to Friday

Purchase Ledger Assistant /Accounts Assistant / Accounts Payable / S66

The Recruitment Group is working with a business that provides various business outsourcing services, including accounting services, document management, payment processing, and IT outsourcing services into a variety of industries covering financial services, public sector, telecommunications, and non-profit organisations and are looking for a Purchase Ledger assistant to join the team.

Purpose of the Purchase Ledger Assistant

Day to day maintenance of the purchase ledger including liaising with internal and external customers and dealing with supplier queries. Processing purchase invoices/ credit notes and paying suppliers by online payment runs as well as processing cheques, petty cash and debit card reconciliations, responding to queries.

Benefits for the Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • 23 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare (basic cover)

Main duties and responsibilities of the Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Assist in preparation and review of weekly Working capital and trading reports, monthly Management Accounts and annual accounts/ audit process.
  • Perform and review of supplier control account reconciliations.
  • Work closely with Trainee Management Accountant to ensure efficient and accurate coding and processing of supplier payments and customer receipts.
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting
  • Maintain daily postings and reconciliation bank accounts in GBP and multiple foreign currencies.
  • Maintain control and issue of Purchase Orders upon business approval.
  • Assist in the publication of the weekly and monthly management information in line with reporting deadlines.
  • Maintain fully supported Balance sheet reconciliations for Suppliers and bank accounts.
  • Analysis and other activities as required.

Experience/knowledge requirements for Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Sage 200 knowledge
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Part Qualified AAT / CIMA / ACCA
  • Advanced Excel knowledge

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Alice Connors.