Purchase Ledger Assistant

Essex, England
Market Rate
12 Sep 2016
10 Oct 2016
Regis Banza
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
My client is a reputable independent cruise company located in Essex and is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join their busy Finance team as Purchase Ledger Assistant. The Purchase Ledger Assistant will be working within a team of 15 staff handling all matters relating to the accounts. The purpose of the role is to manage all aspects of a high volume purchase ledger, ensuring the integrity of financial information and that all deadlines are met. A high level of Customer Service will need to be maintained at all times effectively dealing with challenging situations in a calm and professional manner.

*Code and file purchase invoices.
*Posting of payments to ledgers for retail and wholesale business.
*Request credit notes from suppliers and resolve any Purchase Ledger queries.
*Preparing and processing payment runs.
*Posting journals.
*Cruise Reconciliations.
*Liaising with different departments and Directors.
*General ad hoc accounts work within the Department.

Experience Required
*Knowledge of Sage 200 will also be an advantage.
*Previous experience working with Purchase Ledger (minimum 6 months)
*Ability to do overtime as and when required - standard office hours are 0900 to 1730.
*Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook Email.
*To have a full UK driving license and own transport.
*To be a team player and also be able to work on your own initiative.
*To be well groomed and dressed in the work place.
*To have a happy, enthusiastic and organised approach to your work, which can be demanding, but rewarding, during peak periods of the season

Salary, Package and Benefits:
*The successful candidate can expect a starting salary of £18 - £20kK
*A workplace pension scheme - following three months of continuous service.
*Concessionary travel - following six months of continuous service.
*Staff discounts on selected travel products.

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