Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Assistant
Contract Type:
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5104

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    A well-established, growing business is looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to ensure accurate timely transactional processing of supplier invoices/payments to support the delivery of financial information for the business.

    You will receive a salary of up to £25,000 per annum along with the opportunity to work remotely/from home 1-2 days per week, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and a workplace pension.

    You will be working either 08:00-16:00 OR 09:00-17:00 with a 30 minute lunch break.

    As a Purchase Ledger Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

    • Timely and accurate processing of supplier Invoices to agreed terms for the company ensuring they comply with all UK VAT regulations
    • Liaising with Procurement/Support functions for 3 way match process
    • Supplier master data maintenance
    • Payment of suppliers via weekly payment runs
    • Resolution of price and quantity queries with suppliers prior to payment
    • Reconciliation of supplier statements resolving balancing items with internal stakeholders and suppliers
    • Management and continuous review of creditors ledger
    • Processing and payment of travel and business expenses
    • Any other ad-hoc work as requested by the finance function
    • Ensure “good manufacturing practice” (GMP) is followed at all times (Clean as you go, SOP adherence etc.) Promote and encourage a Total Quality Management approach to our process and practices
    • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, quality and employee handbook procedures and practices

    We are looking for a Purchase Assistant who has the following skills and experiences:

    • Previous experience in a similar role ideally in a manufacturing environment
    • High level of attention to detail
    • You will need to demonstrate excellent IT skills, with an ability to use Excel to an intermediate level
    • Must be able to work using own initiative as well as being part of a team
    • Professional attitude
    • Numerate with the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally at all levels
    • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritise to meet monthly deadlines
    • Demonstrates a ‘can-do’ attitude

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