Accounts/Purchase Ledger Assistant

Posted 08 November 2022
Salary Up to £13.20 per hour
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameAngela Henderson

Job description

Accounts/Purchase Ledger Assistant
Contract initially with view to permanent
Rate - £13.20 per hour
Location - Dalgety Bay

Our client a successful and innovative engineering manufacturing business is seeking to recruit an Accounts/Purchase Ledger Assistant for their Finance Team.
The role will be commencing on a contract basis however could become permanent for the right candidate.
Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, half hour lunch and Friday 8.30 am to 1.30 pm.

* Experience working in an Accounts / Purchase Ledger role.
* Experience with Microsoft Office software packages


* Matching invoices to delivery notes.
* Checking matched invoices against purchase orders.
* Posting invoices.
* Preparation of BACS run at middle and end of month.
* Posting payments.
* Meeting all supplier and customer payment deadlines.
* Reconciliation of statements.
* Resolving supplier queries.
* Keeping ledger filing up to date and current.
* Managing month end accruals.
* Other ad hoc duties relevant to the efficient running of the function.

Person Specification - Personal Attributes

* To be a positive ambassador for the business
* Handling sensitive issues with care and thoughtfulness
* Demonstrate a positive attitude to new ideas and approaches
* Able to work with others, communicating and building robust working relationships with other departments and people across the business
* To support other members of the team in times of pressure
* Actively participate in, and contribute to, team meetings, and to carry out agreed action points within the time frame set.
* To handle confrontation when faced with conflict in a professional and calm manner.
* Ensure work is focused upon the needs of the customer
* Able to adapt working patterns and proactively engage flexibility and change
* Able to adapt working patterns and proactively engage flexibility and change
* Able to accept ownership and accountability for the tasks assigned.
* High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
* Excellent communication skills and telephone manner.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.