Accounts Assistant – Purchase Ledger

  • Full Time
  • Warrington
  • £23000-£25,000

Heyland Recruitment are working exclusively with this instantly recognisable retail brand as they look to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their finance team at their head office in Warrington. This role will primarily involve managing the Purchase Leger as well as carrying our general accounts work to provide support to the Finance Team. This role is a hybrid home/office position working with a small but busy finance team with opportunities for further progression and AAT study included in the package.

Reporting to the Financial Controller the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the following key tasks:

  • Managing the purchase ledger process to ensure all payments are made on time, that invoices are registered and processed to the ledger correctly, that customer queries are dealt with and the inbox is managed accordingly.
  • Processing of customer payments in the bank via manual transfer and dealing with customer queries from customer services and fraud departments.
  • Assist with the credit card reconciliation on a weekly basis.
  • Assist with PO queries from the business.
  • Manage the affiliate payment operation, ensuring affiliate queries are answered and the payments are promptly made.
  • Assist the UK teams with general accounts work such as analysis and general queries when required.
  • Entering bank transfers with accuracy.
  • General Scanning and Filing of invoices.

Requires Skills / Experience:

  • Previous purchase ledger and accounts experience essential.
  • Microsoft office and excel skills essential.
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work hard to achieve deadlines.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • AAT Qualified desirable not essential.


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Jack Wiseman

Jack Wiseman is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jack if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07917 863994

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