Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger) – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Surrey
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Surrey
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000/annum


Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger)
£22,000 – £25,000 depending on experience
Whyteleaf, Surrey

Star Employment Services are currently working with an integrated media procurement agency based in Surrey. Due to continued growth they are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger) to oversee all finance operations associated with Purchase Ledger. This is a young at heart company with 50 staff. The successful applicant will be joining a team of 4 in the finance department. The successful applicant must have a can do attitude, cope well under pressure with strong organisational skills. Sage 50 experience is desirable.

The main duties and responsibilities of this role include (but not limited to):

High volume purchase invoice receipt (automated/ manual/ consolidated/ proformas), matching purchase orders to jobs on MIS system, export to csv, prepare and import into Sage 50 per business cut off timetable. Maintaining daily control of export/ import process noting any exceptions
Invoice processing of overheads
Reconciling purchase ledger for month end procedures
Follow up on outstanding invoices in query or dispute
Preparing full company scheduled payment runs per terms and weekly early settlement payment run; send remittance advices
Create supplier discount reports and posting of associated credits to ledger.
Create journals to recharge intercompany transactions.
Entering expenses onto Sage 50.
Entering credit card transactions onto Sage 50.
Reconciling credit cards on monthly basis.
Assisting with purchase ledger accrual analysis to support month end procedures.
Assisting with annual audits.
General housekeeping, daily filing, archiving.
General admin duties where necessary.


Advanced organisational skills
Strong communication to suppliers and internal depts
Can do and positive attitude towards reaching team deadlines
Sage 50 or equivalent experience
Experience of using an in-house management information system


Experience in a purchase ledger or finance department
Basic knowledge of double entry bookkeeping is desirable

Salary: £22000 – £25000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Surrey

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