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Purchase Ledger Clerk / Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 07 June 2024
  • Job Ref: LCO39530_1715173600

Working as part of a small finance team based on the outskirts of Leeds (10 minute drive from Leeds Centre) you will take responsibility for the management and full maintenance of the Purchase Ledger function along with other areas of finance as and when needed.

The main duties of the role are to include:

* Manage purchase ledger activities, including checking and posting invoices, reconciling accounts, dealing with invoice queries, liaising with suppliers and preparing payment runs.
* Preparing carnets on job management software and inputting to Chamber of Commerce website for authentication.
* Liaise with Accountant on reconciliation of jobs in job management software.
* Staff expenses, acting as finance filter for staff expenses submitted and posting into finance system.
* Posting customer receipts, nominal bank payments and receipts.
* Providing transactional cover for Accountant when away from office.
* Any other ad-hoc tasks as requested.

The ideal individual with have the following skills and experience:

* Previous Accounts Payable experience including excellent numeracy and literacy skills
* Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and to complete a job to a high standard maintaining accuracy
* Effective time management and organisational skills to prioritise tasks when under pressure to meet tight deadlines
* Experience of using Microsoft packages such as word, Excel, VLOOKUP and Outlook
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team, and on your own initiative
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills including handling telephone queries and dealing with email enquiries professionally
* Ability to adhere to all standard processes
* A willingness to assist in the training of new and existing staff

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 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.