Accounts Assistant/Purchase Ledger PT

Leicester, Leicestershire
£10.50 - £11.20 per hour, plus parking, pension, 28 days hols.
05 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
Neil Tyack
Contract Type
Part Time

Accounts Assistant/Purchase Ledger/Part Time. North Leicester

Based in North Leicester, our client is looking for a bright, experienced and enthusiastic candidate to join their team on a Permanent basis. Being immediately available or on a short notice period, your role will report directly into the Financial Controller. The role will involve the following;


  • Has a can-do attitude and is proactive about problem solving and finding solutions.
  • A mature attitude and acknowledge the wider company points of view.
  • Good communication skills, both internally and externally.
  • Acts as a controller for all costs being incurred by the company via Purchase ledger.

Key Responsibilities

  • Matching of supplier invoices with purchase orders and obtain relevant authorization for non PO invoices.
  • Accurate coding and processing of supplier invoices and credit notes.
  • Close the Purchase ledger in a timely manner at month end.
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier accounts to supplier statements together with the resolution of any queries.
  • Resolving supplier queries & seeking assistance where required,
  • Allocate direct debits and ensure that the invoices for them are on the system prior to the monthly closing of the ledger.
  • Perform weekly payment runs, including sending remittances to suppliers.
  • Check the spend, code, and post expenses and company credit card expenses.
  • Ownership of the purchase ledger function and maintenance of the creditor listing.
  • Regular housekeeping on the suppliers, including set up new suppliers and making sure all information is up to date.
  • Assisting with the yearly audit as needed with regard to the purchase ledger.
  • Any other related ad hoc duties as required.

Essential to the role

  • Ability to take ownership of the Purchase Ledger.
  • To be aware of changes in the company and take action accordingly.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Excel and Sage 50.
  • Ability to manage own time, work and be part of a team

In return, our client offers a friendly, professional working environment. Our client will consider 30 hours, with flexibility over 4 or 5 days, you decide.

So, if this sounds of interest, feel free to contact me for further information. Email

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