We are working with a Northampton based family run organisation looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to work at the Northampton Head Office and be part of a small friendly team.

The Accounts Assistant is required to manage the Purchase Ledger function with some responsibility for month end work also.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing all overhead invoices to the correct nominal code in a timely fashion
  • Obtaining authorisation for all overhead invoices ahead of being paid
  • Resolving any invoice disputes and updating the system to reflect the current dispute status
  • Processing all stock invoices to the matching purchase order, ensuring pricing is correct
  • Investigating stock related queries until resolved
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements, addressing differences
  • Preparation of supplier payment runs
  • Accurate reporting of monthly GRNI accruals
  • Allocation of cash on DD/SO supplier accounts
  • Handle Purchase Ledger related phone calls
  • Maintenance of open purchase orders, closing old ones down as required
  • Monitoring of the Accounts email inbox
  • Updating and reconciliation of monthly Overhead Analysis
  • Preparation of journals for allocated overhead nominal accounts
  • Cover of the Sales Ledger function for holidays support and busy periods
  • AD-HOC tasks as requested by Management

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in purchase ledger, have a “can do” attitude and want to be part of a small friendly team.  Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be liaising for various managers and departments within the business