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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Burgess Hill, West Sussex
£25000 - £26000 per annum + + study support if desired
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Georgina Trudgill
07508 748013

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Burgess Hill – Hybrid Working

Salary £25,000-26,000

An industry leading client, who has been at the forefront of their specialised sector for many years and leads through innovation, currently has a newly created opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their finance team.

This role is open to AAT studiers who may be seeking their first position in finance at the entry level. In addition, they will also consider candidates with existing PL experience.

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, this is a high involvement, busy role covering all aspects of purchase ledger processing. The company’s growth offers longer-term opportunities for this person’s role to develop and for them to take on further responsibilities. Hard work and commitment are very much acknowledged and rewarded here.


  • Submission of invoices and credit notes to third party scanning team
  • Daily monitoring of various exception queues related to the internal purchase order process
  • Allocating invoices correctly to the general ledger
  • Accurate recognition of cost and liability in the company books
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the Purchase Order system to ensure the invoice/credit note matching process in operating effectively
  • Production of KPI’s to aid the monitoring of departmental targets
  • Liaison with supplier and other departments for setting up new suppliers
  • Liasing internally with department heads and non-finance colleagues to help the purchase order process flow smoothly
  • Resolution of queries and disputes in a timely manner
  • Production of monthly reports for the Finance Manager as required
  • Providing support to the Management Accountant & Finance Manager with month end and year end reporting requirements
  • Working within the Finance team to ensure deadlines are met, workload effectively organised and covering sickness and holiday absence as required

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John Ltd for more information.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.