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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Finance Ledger Assistant

Basingstoke, RG21, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £14/hour


This exciting and fast-growing business, based in Basingstoke, are looking for an experienced Ledger Assistant to join their finance team on a temporary basis, with a possibility of going permanent for the right candidate. This role would suit someone with purchase ledger experience and who is immediately available or available at short notice.

Finance Ledger Assistant - About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Ledger Manager you will provide support to manage all accounting operations as required.

Main responsibilities will include:

* Purchase Ledger activities - processing invoices and supplier payments and reconciling supplier statements.

* Sales Ledger activities - allocating payments and chasing outstanding fees.

* Reconciling bank statements

* Participating in month end and year end tasks as required and ensuring deadlines are met.

* General Journal processing

* Reporting any issues to the Finance Ledger Manager, liaising closely with the Regional Managers and the Financial Controller

* Processing receipts and onto the internal system and resolving queries.

* Process card payments

* Credit card reconciliations

* Complete full bank postings (direct debits) ensuring invoices are requested when needed.

* Complete bank reconciliations including timing differences.

* Petty Cash reconciliations & postings

* Code and enter purchase ledger invoices to WAP/Sage 200

The successful Ledger Assistant will have:

* Previous purchase ledger experience is essential

* Experience of Sage 200 is desirable

* Intermediate user of the Microsoft Office Suite, Excel in particular

* Ability to build relationships across all levels of the organisation.

* Sound written and verbal communication skills

* Team player with a positive, can-do attitude

* Self-starter with the ability to add value

* Confident in nature

* Process driven with the ability to suggest improvements to make efficiencies

* Ability to use initiative.

* Can effectively prioritise workload

* Extremely well organised and works well to tight deadlines

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days, please assume that you have not been successful.

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