Our client, a leader in their field who are involved in world class events and training, is seeking a Purchase Ledger / Finance Assistant to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Purchase Ledger and all associated duties.

This a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Assistant to join a vibrant and dynamic team at a very exciting time for the business. This position is full time Monday – Friday and a driving licence is required due to the location. You will have the ability to multitask, with great attention to detail, be a team player with a positive attitude.

£25,000 per annum plus annual bonus, free parking, staff discounts.

Duties to include:

* Matching, checking and coding invoices (and credit notes)

* Working out VAT payments

* Data entry on bespoke accounts package

* Liaising with managers to ensure prompt payment of invoices

* Making payments via BACS

* Processing staff expenses and credit cards

* Setting up of new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details

* Reconciliation of supplier statements

* Filing invoices

* Managing petty cash

* Being first point of contact for all relevant enquiries from suppliers

* Maintaining strong relationships with customers and suppliers

* Create company reports

* Reviewing systems and processes and making improvements where necessary

Skills and experience required:

* High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

* Excellent communication skills

* Solid team working skills – a “can do” attitude

* Self-disciplined and efficient, with a flexible and proactive nature

* Experienced in Excel and Microsoft office packages

* Knowledge of software packages such as SAGE and BACS

* Demonstrable experience of bookkeeping

* Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure whilst maintaining a professional etiquette