Search Consultancy Ltd is currently looking to recruit 2-3 experienced purchase ledger assistants for our client based near Solihull. These are immediate starts. This is a great opportunity to work within a newly created function and be part of a finance team at the start of an exciting journey. The initial requirement will be for circa 3-6 months but could go permanent for the right professional.

The Company

The company are operating a fully hybrid model so professionals can split there time between the office and home. Max 2/3 days in the office and for the right professional flexibility around start and finish times.

The Role

The role requires someone that understands the whole AP process and enjoys investigating, reconciling and then recommending process improvements. As the interim purchase ledger assistant you will support the Accounts Payable Manager and senior AP supervisors with ensuring all invoicing and receipting of goods are processed efficiently and accurately whilst acting as the main point of contact for internal departments and external suppliers for query resolution. Once the initial transition has taken place the role will develop into a full accounts payable post and will include:-

  • Invoice processing
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Query management and resolution
  • Data review and management
  • Expenses
  • Analysing reports for duplicate invoices
  • Integration of new suppliers and invoices
  • Review and identify reoccurring issues within process/systems or sites and recommend improvements

The Candidate

As the successful interim purchase ledger assistant, you will have:

  • Experience in all aspects of a purchase ledger/accounts payable function
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Comfortable with change and process improvement
  • Good understanding of excel, I.e. pivot tables, vlook ups etc

The Benefits Package

The following benefits package is available to the successful interim purchase ledger assistant:

  • Salary of £12ph to £13ph PAYE DOE