Finance Assistant - Purchase Ledger

Job Reference: MK254


£20,000 - £23,000 per annum

MacKenzie King are working with a respected local business in Ipswich to recruit a Finance Assistant into their team. The Finance Assistant is responsible for the Purchase Ledger as well as assisting the Finance Manager with various administrative duties and to assist with the preparation of financial reports, as well as other duties related to the Finance department. This role would suit a Finance Assistant who has a high attention to detail and likes to take ownership of a role.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Ownership and monitoring of the purchase ledger inbox.
  • Control of incoming post, scanning and distributing to the correct individual.
  • Processing invoices on our OCR (DEXT) system, along with raising PO’s when required.
  • Dealing with supplier queries.
  • Raising self-bills & supplier statements.
  • Assist with the maintenance of key accounting software.
  • Weekly reconciliation of agency payroll.
  • Assist with ad-hoc requests from directors or senior management.
  • Cover sales ledger and payroll for leave and holidays.

Qualifications and experience

  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Dynamic problem-solving skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Familiar with Sage 50 and Xero preferable.
Job saved to your favourites. View Your Saved Jobs Your saved jobs will only be saved for your current session. Please login to return to them anytime. Login
Headshot of Ben Dotesio-Eyers recruitment specialist at MacKenzie King

If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Ben Dotesio-Eyers

"This is an opportunity for someone to grow and progress in a long running and supportive business"

Ben Dotesio-Eyers

Looking for your next role?

As well as our advertised roles, we also recruit for non-advertised positions for employers of all sizes. Please feel free to browse some of our live vacancies. However, the quickest way to get started is to register with us, which we’ve made super easy.