Purchase Ledger Clerk

This is a 15 month fixed term contract to cover maternity.

Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant. A Bedminster based building firm need a Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant to join the team. The Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant will work Monday to Friday, 8:30-16:30 with a 30 minute lunch, so 37.5 hours a week.

The Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant tasks include:

  • Downloading the bank statement daily
  • Processing and allocating receipts and payments
  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Weekly sales summary report
  • Processing and reconciling the petty cash accounts monthly
  • Reconciling the card receipt accounts
  • Checking and processing the supplier invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Weekly payments list
  • Processing weekly mileages claims
  • Checking incomplete purchase orders every quarter
  • Dealing with any post
  • Scanning the invoices and other documents
  • Filing invoices and delivery notes
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Chasing branch managers for information etc

The Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant will need:

  • Recent purchase ledger experience
  • Sage experience, ideally Sage 200
  • Good Microsoft 365 experience, especially Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of VAT and ideally CIS

The Purchase Ledger Clerk / Finance Assistant offer:

  • Starting salary of £23,500 negotiable depending on experience
  • Free parking is available
  • Office based
  • 15-month fixed term contract
  • 23 days annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Christmas shutdown from 23/12 to 2/1
  • Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm with half an hour lunch

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