Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Purchase Ledger Assistant


Salary: £26,000 PA

Start date: Asap


An opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting company which has a history spanning over 140 years!

The main focus of this role is to maintain the purchase ledger, working as part of a team.


  • To be responsible for the processing of invoices, expense claims and credit notes for overhead suppliers using the allocated systems

  • To liase with Budget Holders to ensure invoices are approved in line with the Business Authority Matrix

  • To raise and process payments in line with agreed supplier payment terms

  • To be able to identify and reconcile invoice queries

  • To be able to liaise with other departments and suppliers regarding any queries that arise, in an efficient, polite and professional manner

  • To ensure credit notes are obtained from the supplier where applicable

  • To ensure supplier accounts and queries are kept as up to date as possible, using the reporting tools available and liaising with external and internal personnel where necessary

  • To reconcile Supplier statements on a monthly basis

  • To process Reports such as Aged Summary on a monthly basis or when required

  • To be proficient in the General G/L coding system for documents processed directly to the GL

  • To act efficiently and timely on external and internal correspondence

  • To be responsible for all filing and archiving of paperwork

  • To assist where necessary with the opening and distribution of the post

  • To provide holiday cover for the Department

  • To perform any other ad hoc duties within the Finance Department as and when required


  • Previous experience in an Overhead/Expense Ledger Role

  • Retail experience an advantage but not essential

  • Strong Microsoft, Word, Excel skills

  • Sunsystems an advantage but not essential

  • Good organisation and administrative skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent communication skills - both external and internal / written and verbal

If this is for you then you should apply today! If you know someone else who may be suitable, please pass on their details or ask them to apply!

Click on the apply button or call me, Joan Collins for more information on the role on 0208 542 6688.

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