Purchase Ledger

£17000 - £19000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Linzie Strickland
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Contract Type
Full Time
Axon Moore are representing a successful UK organisation who are a leading provider of high end products across the UK who are seeking an Accounts Assistant to join their growing business on a temporary to permanent basis.

As the Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for managing and reconcile accounts including invoices and system charges. You will take a leading role in troubleshooting issues relating to queries as they arise.

  • Check and reconcile invoices received against accruals, deliveries and bookings. 
  • Investigate thoroughly any variances between invoiced amounts and expected costs.
  • Liaise with Account Managers, Procurement and the Retail Administration team to ensure that system rates and settings are correct.
  • Liaise with Traders, Account Managers, and Procurement to ensure that invoices are checked and approved within a timely manner.
  • Advise the business of ways in which the system can be improved.
  • Query any unexpected amount on invoices and chase credit notes.
  • Check statements on a monthly basis and ensure it reconciles with Navision accounts to ensure that all invoices have been accounted for and the accounts are up to date.
  • Manage and process internal charges where appropriate
  • Analyse costs where required
  • General support to the finance team including Purchase Ledger, Treasury & Management Accounting

Person Specification:
  • Ideally experienced in a haulage company.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Advanced user of Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Highly numerate
  • Demonstrates good sense of priorities
  • Happy to support team as needed
  • Able to identify risks and opportunities within own responsibility area
  • Flexible adaptable to the changing requirements of the business
  • Enjoys working as part of a team, giving and receiving support from other members
  • Pro-active in raising and addressing issues
  • Previous experience using Navision desirable