Accounts Assistant ??? Purchase Ledger ??? eCommerce Leader

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Essex
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jul 2021
Closes
05 Aug 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ready to join one of the most exciting and fastest-growing brands in the UK? This is an exciting opportunity for an Accounts / Purchase Ledger Assistant to join the team. We are not only a shaker in terms of revenue, but we are also shaking up the active nutrition sector. We are innovators. We are disruptors. We are game changers. If you want to help create and drive the soon to be the biggest success story in UK active nutrition, you need to join us.

Role Info:

Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger (6 Months Fixed Term Contract)
Colchester
Competitive Salary
Plus Benefits (Pro Rata)

We are on an incredible journey, with a mission to become the only destination brand for active nutrition.

We are shaking up the sports nutrition industry through disruptive marketing campaigns that help people think differently about our brand - and we need your help!

Reporting to the Account Payable Team Leader of the Finance Department, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for managing purchasing invoices, supplier statements, external supplier relations and resolving queries.

This is an exciting opportunity for an self-motivated and organised individual with strong written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to learn. You'll gain finance experience working within a fast paced environment that will provide you with a firm knowledge base to develop your skills and knowledge.

What will you be doing?

+ Processing invoices and credit notes onto the sage system accurately and in a timely manner following the company's authorisation policies at all times
+ Communicating with both external and internal stakeholders, following up on any queries or discrepancies in a timely manner
+ Management of the purchase ledger, ensuring all balances held are correct and allocated where applicable
+ Performing bank reconciliations on a regular basis, balancing the bank account every time, queries to be followed up in a timely manner and resolved
+ Recognise all stock costs in the month they occurred, by means of posting invoices and recording of accrued costs on shared spreadsheet
+ Performing supplier statement reconciliations, confirming all balances on internal system match supplier statement, resolving any discrepancies in a timely manner
+ Liaising directly with suppliers and internal purchasing team to resolve any invoice queries, pricing differences and invoice payments
+ Ensuring all invoices and credit notes are coded correctly in the system
+ Working closely with other members of Accounts Payable team to meet month-end deadline
+ Investigating and resolving outstanding creditor items
+ Use of correct vat rates when processing invoices
+ Completing ad hoc duties required by the company

What are we looking for?

+ Experience within an accounts payable function
+ Able to work accurately and efficiently to tight deadlines
+ Knowledge of Excel
+ Self-motivated and target driven with the ability to work independently
+ A good verbal and written communicator to all stakeholders internal and external to the business

What do we offer?

+ Competitive salary
+ 50% company discount
+ Company pension
+ PerkBox subscription
+ Cycle to Work scheme
+ Summer working hours
+ Slick office in a co-working space

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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