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Purchase ledger assistant

Job Title: Purchase ledger assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: PLA-FJ_1654775782
Contact Name: Caitlin Heaney
Contact Email: Caitlin.Heaney@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Position: Purchase Ledger Assistant

Type: Temporary 6 month rolling, PAYE

Location: Warrington, on site

Hours: Full time

Responsibilities include:

* Shared responsibility for processing up to 6000 invoices each month

* To work collaboratively with other internal departments for the benefit of the business as a whole and to provide professional, helpful and proactive advice and support as required

* To process purchase invoices from suppliers, matching and coding invoices, agreeing to purchase orders on the company's purchase order system

* To resolve internal and external supplier account and purchase invoice queries

* To conduct supplier account reconciliations to supplier statements and other supplier balance confirmations

* To review purchase ledger aging to identify any potential problems and to liaise with the procurement department to establish why invoices may be being withheld for payment

Experience/Skills required:

* Minimum of 12 months experience using a recognised accounting system and purchase ledger module, SAP preferred.

* Good standard of general literacy; advanced standard of numeracy.

* IT literate with experience of and a good level of proficiency using standard office software, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

* Good communication skills, both verbal and written; quick learner with the ability to communicate with staff and management at all levels

* Good organisational and administration skills.

* Team player, able to work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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