Purchase Ledger Assistant, Market Research & Branding Consultancy, London

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£21K - £23K depending on experience
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Job Title
Finance Assistant
Industry Sector
Consultancy, Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading international market research and branding consultancy with fabulous offices in central London are looking for a talented Purchase Ledger Assistant.

This is a great opportunity for someone with limited experience in finance looking to build their career in an innovative, collaborative, friendly & professional company committed to the growth and development of their staff and business. The Purchase Ledger Assistant plays an important role in the Finance team and you will be expected to work in support of the Company’s strategic objectives, vision and values. The company employ people who can be relied upon to take responsibility and be accountable for their work and they encourage enthusiasm, creativity and ambition.

There is lots of training to ensure you develop a lasting, successful and fulfilling career. You will be expected and supported to keep your skills up-to-date and actively look for opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge.

The key responsibilities include:

Purchase Ledger

  • Responsible for working across the small group of companies regarding inter-company billing
  • Ensuring invoices are authorised, coded and posted
  • Conducting Supplier Statement reconciliations
  • Liaising with suppliers when required
  • Setting up new suppliers
  • Processing fortnightly BACS Payment Runs
  • Maintenance of aged creditors
  • Post and reconcile company credit cards

Petty Cash & Expenses

  • Managing vouchers, receipts and top up when required
  • Conducting weekly reconciliations
  • Obtaining cash for focus groups and splitting into envelopes
  • Ensuring expenses are authorised, checked to receipts, coded and entered into Sage

Bank & Cashflows

  • Weekly Bank Reconciliations for all Group Companies
  • Aid in the production of Weekly Cashflows

Other Tasks

  • Provide support to the Assistant Accountant
  • Enter and maintain Project Information from CRM into Sage
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required
  • Ensure data protection policies are followed, including completion of all relevant documentation.

Skills and experience required:

  • Basic Excel skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work in a team and independently
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • A strong desire to adapt skills and keep learning
  • Some previous finance / purchase ledger experience

Immediate interviews so please apply today!

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