Purchase Ledger / Accounts Assistant

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted: 14 November 2022

Mpeople Recruitment are currently seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger / Accounts Assistant on behalf of our client who are a market leading, thriving and rapidly growing business based in Swinton.

  • Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience
  • Location: Clifton, Swinton (M27)
  • Hours of work: 09:00 – 17:00, Monday – Friday

The successful candidate would be responsible for the maintenance of the Purchase Ledger, assisting with month end procedures, conducting weekly payroll, and other reporting and administrative duties. Duties would cover:

  • Matching of invoices to orders and delivery notes
  • Coding and posting purchase invoices
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliations, chase up missing invoices, allocate payments etc
  • Liaising with suppliers and dealing with supplier queries
  • Company post and banking if required
  • Summarising and collating weekly hours for payroll (110 employees)
  • Reviewing and summarise weekly staff expenses as appropriate
  • Prepare employment contracts and starter packs
  • Maintain personnel files for production staff
  • Assisting with ad hoc analysis and VAT returns
  • Assisting with month end close off procedures
  • Assisting with collating information on finance projects and year-end audit
  • Reporting to the Finance Team Leader

Skills, Experience & Attributes Required:

  • Experience within an accounts department (accounts payable/purchase ledger experience preferably) is essential
  • Experience with Payroll would be advantageous but is not essential
  • Experience within a manufacturing business would also be advantageous but is not essential
  • A good eye for detail, and able to maintain accuracy within a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving skills
  • A positive and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude
  • A great team-player

Please note that Mpeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as not been successful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.

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