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Purchase Ledger Clerk / Accounts Assistant
Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH33273
Added: 16 Nov 2022
Job Description
Acorn Recruitment is searching for a Purchase Ledger Clerk / Accounts Assistant to join our client, a large manufacturer based in Runcorn, Cheshire, on a 6-month FTC.

The purpose of the role is to provide administrative and financial support to the Finance Manager ensuring that supplier invoices are monitored and processed in an efficient, effective and accurate manner and that suppliers are paid within the established timescales.

Duties of the role will include:

* Take responsibility for the day to day processing of purchase invoices ensuring that they are checked and any discrepancies are investigated and dealt with appropriately
* Ensure that invoices are authorised for payment by relevant department managers and matched to purchase orders where applicable
* Ensure that invoices are recorded and entered on the Sage 1000 system using appropriate account codes and that payments are posted on the system appropriately
* Following authorisation of invoices help to organise payment runs
* Deal with all enquiries related to invoices/payments, answering telephone calls and emails and liaising with relevant departments as necessary to ensure enquires are dealt with in a professional and timely manner
* Set up new supplier accounts and amend existing supplier details as necessary
* Perform administrative duties such as scanning, photocopying, filing and printing
* As required, assist with supplier account reconciliations
* Any other duties as reasonably directed by the Finance Manager

The successful candidate must have experience within a similar role, have a good eye for detail and be able to multi-task in a busy environment. Good IT skills and knowledge of using Excel and accounting software is essential.

Hours or work are Monday to Friday 37 hours per week, hybrid style of working available.

Salary is dependent on skills and experience to offer.


Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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