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Purchase Ledger Assistant - Huddersfield Area

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email: leeds@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 06 March 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO36301_1612458709
Working in a small finance team you will be responsible for the management and efficient running of the Purchase Ledger function ensuring all purchase invoices are processed effectively and making sure that making sure that all queries are dealt with in a professional manner.

The duties include, but are not limited to -

*Processing all invoices & credits from receipt to cleared status, whilst charging the correct general ledger account.
*Resolving queries
*Ensuring continued supply of goods by managing overdue balances.
*Build relationships with suppliers
*Raising and sending manual payments
*Raising and sending BACS payments
*Setting up new vendor accounts
*Reconciling supplier statements
*Reconciling intercompany balances
*Filing cleared and paid invoices
*Coding to prepayments and fixed assets
*Balance sheet control account checks and reconciliation
*Raising monthly journal accruals
*Posting accrual journals
*Reception & post cover
*Assisting other finance department staff during holidays and busy periods

This is a great opportunity for someone with Purchase Ledger / general accounts experience to develop their career further where you play a key role in the efficient running of the purchase ledger function.

If you either have experience in working in a similar purchase ledger position or if you are working in another area of finance and looking to build a career in an AP role please get in touch for more information.

Immediate virtual interviews will be available for successful applicants.


Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.