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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention
Coalville, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
About Our Client:
Our client, a prominent and well-regarded organisation, has earned recognition for their commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. They blend innovative thinking, cutting-edge technology, and a genuine dedication to putting customers first. They are seeking top talent to help drive their continued success and excellence.
Role Overview:
Macildowie Recruitment is seeking a meticulous and dedicated Accounts Assistant to join the Finance Department of our client's diverse and dynamic division. This role is crucial for ensuring the smooth operation of the accounts payable function and providing effective payroll support. It's a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their finance career within a supportive and forward-thinking environment.

  • Invoice Processing: Handle accounts payable invoices, including expenses. Raise and record all payments promptly and accurately in line with best payment practices.
  • Tax Compliance: Ensure accurate accounting for VAT and other relevant taxes.
  • Inbox Administration: Manage the accounts payable inbox, ensuring all invoices are correctly captured.
  • Payment Runs: Prepare weekly payment runs, considering cashflow requirements.
  • Payroll Processing: Process weekly wages and expenses, maintaining accurate salary and payment data.
  • Reporting: Send out the accounts payable dashboard and review aged creditors and other financial reports.
  • Reconciliation: Reconcile supplier statements monthly.
  • Record Maintenance: Maintain accurate and confidential records as required.
  • Account Management: Prepare new supplier account forms, maintain existing account details, and ensure compliance checks are completed.
  • Support: Assist with other finance duties and develop knowledge of other areas within the Finance function to provide cover during absences.
Our Client's Company and Benefits:
Our client has built an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. They foster a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background, or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work there.
Benefits Include:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Private Medical Scheme - Single Cover
  • 26 days' holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years' continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

Our client adopts a hybrid working model, allowing office-based colleagues to divide their time between working in the office, on various sites, and from home, depending on the role's requirements. They recognise the benefits that an effective hybrid working culture brings to both the company and its employees.

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