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Purchase Ledger Assistant

GBR Recruitment Limited
West Camel, Yeovil, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
GBR Recruitment Ltd, are working exclusively with a leading highly engineered products supply business, recruiting for an experienced Purchase Ledger Assistant.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant will ensure the AP side of the business is meeting accounts deadlines as well as successfully driving process improvements.

You will be a key member of the companies finance & accounts team, providing timely accurate accounts payable information to other departments within the business.

You will manage external supplier relationships, ensuring timely payment of their invoices. Proactive.

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, you’ll be integral in maintaining the financial health of the organisation.


* Responsible for successful supplier on-boarding, completing appropriate checks in line with company processes & practices.

* Processing supplier invoices, credit card statements & expenses.

* Logging all queries onto the system, liaising with department heads & escalating when necessary to the Financial Controller.

* Thoroughly manage the accounts payable ledger, successfully completing monthly statement reconciliation's.

* Preparation of all payment runs.

* Ensure invoicing accuracy at all times.

* Support the finance department with ad-hoc queries.

Candidate Requirements

* An experienced Purchase Ledger Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Office Manager, Finance Assistant or similar.

* Eye for details & able to prioritise workloads.

* Excellent organisational & communication skills

* Ability to work under pressure & to tight accounts deadlines.

* Strong experience of using Sage accountancy software.

* Experience of CIS.

Great role within a great business, commutable from Yeovil, Taunton, Tiverton, Chard, Ilminster, Sherborne, Langport, Axminster, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Wincanton, Glastonbury, Bridgwater, Glastonbury, Burnham on Sea, Shepton Mallet & other areas close to these across Somerset / the South West of the UK.

Interviews to take place ASAP, with a near on immediate start for the right person

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