Purchase Ledger Assistant

North West London, London, England
£18000 - £20000 per annum
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:
Established in 1890 and located in North West London, NW9 this company is one of the UK's finest suppliers of meat, poultry and game with the principles of providing quality products and great service.

Working closely with Managing Director and reporting directly to the Head of Finance, the Purchase Ledger Assistant is a key member of the accounts team. Key responsibilities include covering all aspects of Purchase Ledger Function and supporting Credit Control. In addition to this the successful candidate will work together with colleagues ensuring customer queries and requests are dealt with in a timely manner and that the objectives of the department and the company are realised.

Main Duties Include:
- Matching Purchase invoices to delivery notes
- Matching delivery notes to GRN- three way matching
- Raising and resolving discrepancies with suppliers
- Coding, batching and inputting purchase invoices and credits on Nav Dynamics
- Entering Invoices under the correct cost centres
- Dealing with all Purchase invoice queries
- Dealing with all payment queries
- Liaise with each department to make sure all invoices are received and authorised before month end
- Maintaining good customer and supplier relationships
- Reconciling monthly supplier statements
- List of supplier accrued invoices at month end
- Requesting copies of Invoices and credit notes
- Monitor payment terms of suppliers
- Filling credit forms for new suppliers
- Maintaining efficient filing system
- Run creditor reports when necessary
- Provide departments' breakdown of costs when necessary
- Monitor suppliers with direct debits
- Assisting in weekly payment made by Finance Director to agreed terms
- Dealing with incoming e-mails relating to purchase ledger and escalating when needed
- Providing remittances to suppliers when needed
- General office administration
- Assisting with Sales Ledger function as and when required.

Attention to detail is vital.

Applicants must have experience of working in purchase ledger / accounts payable.

Working knowledge of MICROSOFT NAVISION is beneficial but not essential.

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