Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger

  • Role Type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 04/07/2024

Job Description

Key accountabilities:

Based at Ricardo’s Midlands Technical Centre in the UK supporting the Financial Controller in Accounts Assistant function in the Midland Technical Centre.

Accurately processing high volume of vendor invoices in various currencies
Matching purchase invoices to GRN and Purchase Orders
Proactive clearing invoice queries
Purchase returns process by agreeing and raising debit notes to suppliers.
Supporting timely payments to suppliers
Processing employee expenses and credit card claim forms.
Assisting with Month End process by performing reconciliations
Processing Intercompany invoices and assist with clearing queries.
Performing supplier statement reconciliations
Participate in external / internal audits.
Purchase ledger inbox, mail in / out
Maintain files and electronic records.
Implement improvements to purchase ledger processes.
Maintain relevant work instructions and processes.
Ad hoc tasks to support Finance Team

Additional/special features of the role:

Strong work experience in purchase ledger within a busy Finance department
Experience with high volume of invoices and queries
Highly organized with the ability to priorities workload flexibly to support the business requirements.
Energy and enthusiasm to improve and develop business processes.
High accuracy
Familiar with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
Confident communicator able to deal with internal stakeholders in Finance and Operational from all parts of the business as well as external stakeholders with auditors and suppliers.
Can do attitude and Calm under pressure.

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualification:

Experience of using ERP systems, specifically Infor LN.
Studying towards AAT.