Purchase Ledger Assistant

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Position: Purchase Ledger Assistant
Location: Redditch
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 DOE
Hours: Monday to Friday 9-5pm

Role Purpose:
To help with the efficient running of the purchase ledger function to ensure all transactions are accurately processed in a timely manner in compliance with relevant rules and regulation.
To support the accounts department in the development of internal controls and improvements to the business processes

  • Process all forms of purchase invoices in an accurate and timely manner ensuring all entries are in accordance with UK legislation and company rules
  • Process all expenses claims in accordance with UK legislation and company rules, liaising with payroll for agreement of monthly payments
  • Assisting with the processing of weekly, monthly and ad hoc payment runs by Bacs and Bankline to ensure that all payments are made within agreed deadlines and in accordance with company rules
  • Maintaining supplier details on the ERP system to ensure accurate data and checks are compliant with company rules
  • Assisting with the reconciliation of main bank accounts
  • Co-ordinate activities with other team members giving support to the purchase ledger function.
  • Provide support for other members of the accounts department.
  • Undertake other ad-hoc duties as required to ensure the efficient running of the department

Key Performance Indicators

  • Accurate and timely reporting
  • Adherence to Group Policies
  • Performance objectives

Key relationships [internal & external]

  • Finance team, Credit Control team
  • Sales Admin team
  • Payroll team
  • External and internal auditors
  • Suppliers

Person Specification

  • Ability to handle large volumes of transactions and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work alone and within a team to meet deadlines
  • Proactive, organised and self-motivated
  • Flexible outlook to working hours when required (month end process)


  • AAT part qualified
  • Processing of expense claims and the correct VAT treatment
  • Enjoys working in a changing environment

Office Workforce are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help. Off44

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