Do you enjoy working with purchase ledger and in charge of payments? If so, Athwal Resourcing is currently seeking a Purchase Ledger Clerk/Finance Assistant for a charity based in Stourbridge. Initially the role will be temporary with a high likelihood of a permanent opportunity. You will be maintaining all aspects of the Purchase Ledger and ensuring that all suppliers are paid in a timely and accurate manner. In addition, you will also be required to provide assistance to the Finance Manager, to support on controls and procedures.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Processing of supplier purchase invoices both manually and via the OCR system;
Checking and coding of invoices including VAT under the partial exemption method;
Expenses processing and review;
Payment of suppliers via BACS, DD and cheque;
Checking and reconciling supplier statements;
Creditors control to ensure that creditor payments are made in a timely manner and liaison with suppliers to resolve any issues;
Maintaining control and accuracy of the supplier list used across the charity;
Assisting with all aspects of petty cash;
Assisting with the reconciliation of bank statements across the 9 areas;
Providing financial information to the Finance Manager as required;
General accounts office and any other duties deemed reasonable as directed.
You will ideally possess the following:
Experience in accounts transaction processing, particularly purchase ledger;
Proven accuracy and attention to detail.
Good organisation skills & methodical with good time management skills, used to delivering to tight timetables.
Knowledge & understanding of internal controls & core accounting systems and processes.
Personable and good communicator.
Reliable and trustworthy.
Enthusiastic, energetic & able to undertake travel to the various communities.
Excellent Excel spreadsheet skills.
AAT or similar qualification (part qualified) would be beneficial;
Knowledge and experience of Open Accounts are desirable but not essential;
Some knowledge of VAT, in particular partial exception schemes would be a good advantage;
Have a willingness to want to learn new skills.
This role will suit any individual who wants to add to their purchase ledger experience whilst looking to take on more accounts related duties.
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