Accounts Payable Clerk, Finance Assistant, Purchase Ledger

Accounts Payable Clerk, Finance Assistant, Purchase Ledger


Accounts Payable Clerk, Finance Assistant, Purchase Ledger reporting to Finance Director – £22-25k dependant on experience.

Working as part of the Finance team, you will play an integral role in a fast-paced environment, providing support to the existing finance team and the wider business.


* Responsibility for the Purchase Ledger and associated processes, to include but not limited to:
o Preparing and issuing monthly contracted invoices as part of the month end process:
 Ensuring Accuracy of every invoice
 Identify and discuss discrepancies on contract fees or invoice requests
 Covering all income streams – Management, Maintenance, Service, Wholesale, Sales Revenue etc

o Managing the Sales Ledger information to include:
 Updating of PO numbers supplied by Customers
 Contact names
 Contact details (email addresses and telephone numbers).
o Lead on all Accounts Receivable queries both through the Outlook Inbox and over the phone:
 Working and liaising directly with customers, members of the Finance Team, and staff across the business.
o Preparing and issuing ad-hoc invoices as required.
o Company name changes
o Novation Agreements
o Administration and Liquidation processes and legislation
* Providing support to the wider team as and when required

Skill Requirements

* Practical experience in a Finance Department, ideally in an Accounts Receivable / Sales Ledger role for at least 3 years
* Experience of using Sage 200
* Excellent Excel and IT skills
* Experience of working with in house IT systems
* Strong communication skills both verbal and written
* Good understanding of the requirement for confidentiality
* Problem solver who enjoys analysing information and fixing issues where appropriate
* Excellent attention to detail with a price in getting things right every time

Personal Requirements

* Positive ‘can do’ attitude
* Flexible approach to tasks
* Willingness to learn and understand the impact of the financial transactions processed within the department
* Well organised, with a keen eye for detail
* Highly motivated
* Professional
* Ability to be assertive
* Ability to meet deadlines
* Self-starter, also able to work independently or as part of a team


* Positive working environment where enjoying being at work is a core value of the business
* Friendly and supportive team
* Competitive salary and Benefits package
* 25 days Annual Leave
* Flexibility
* Hybrid working if wanted but Office is full each day

Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

How to Apply

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