Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger)

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Enfield and Home based
£22,000 per annum
22 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger)

Enfield and Home based

£22,000 per annum

Full Time, Permanent


Motivated by social concern, our client aims to create places where people want to live. They own or manage over 1690 properties in the London boroughs of Enfield, Barnet, Haringey, and Waltham Forest. They have an excellent reputation with these authorities for providing innovative housing and support services. 


Within this role you’ll support the Financial Controller and team, processing purchase ledger transactions including supplier invoices, purchase orders, preparation of payment files and other forms of payments and supplier checks and set ups.


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • To process purchase ledger transactions including supplier invoices, purchase orders
  • Supplier details verification, authorisation process and set up in the financial system.
  • Scanning invoices and payment requests onto the document management system (INVU), posting these into the financial systems purchase ledger (Sage 200).
  • Processing supplier payments run on a weekly basis, adhering to the financial policies and procedures at all times.
  • Month-end close down of Purchase Ledger and reconciliation.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with accruals and prepayments processing and reporting to assist the production of timely and accurate management information.


What they are looking for: 

  • Knowledge of computerised accounting systems is essential especially in relation to purchase ledger and purchase order processing.
  • Experience of dealing with supplier and internal departmental queries in relation to supplier payments, statements, purchase orders and supplier set up.
  • High standard of numeracy and literacy with high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Customer care experience and strong communications skills
  • Experience of SAGE 200 would be advantageous
  • A creative problem solver and team player, actively looking to share ideas 
  • Ability to manage own workload, to meet conflicting deadlines and prioritise work accordingly. 
  • A good knowledge of ICT applications (e.g. Word, Excel, etc.) and excellent keyboard skills. A minimum intermediate level of Excel Skills.


You’ll be a proactive and flexible individual with the ability to meet conflicting deadlines and will have strong planning and organisational skills.


What they’re offering: 

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday and extra over Christmas
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Health care cashback scheme
  • Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice
  • Corporate discounts
  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Free parking
  • Generous pension scheme


Our client is a ‘Disability Confident Employer’, and they are committed to making their recruitment process open and fair, and they will work with individuals with a disability to make their roles accessible wherever possible. They welcome and embrace those from all faiths and none. They are an anti-racism organisation and have a zero tolerance on racism and all forms of bigotry.


The closing date will be 30th July 2021 and interviews will be held on 9th August 2021.