Purchase Ledger Assistant

Ref: 263| Posted: 6th Apr 2021

Accounts Payable Assistant
Part Time, permanent position based in Preston


Are you looking for your next challenge? Baxi Heating is a leading provider of environmentally friendly and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers.

A new opportunity is now available for a part time Accounts Payable Assistant to join the team at our Preston site.

Reporting into the Management Accounts Team, the focus of the role will be to process invoices, supplier claims and expenses, handle petty cash and reconcile supplier accounts within this dynamic finance function.   

As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will:

  • Process high volume multi-currency stock and overhead invoices, matching to purchase orders and resolving invoice discrepancies in a timely and accurate manner
  • Be responsible for the processing of inter-company invoices
  • Run AP reports (Aged Creditors, Clearing Account, etc …) and chase departments for outstanding invoices
  • Process supplier statement reconciliations
  • Process various employee expenses
  • Dealing with telephone and email queries from suppliers and resolving
  • Scan and record invoices electronically
  • Raise and process supplier debit notes arising from supplier rejects
  • Responsible for Petty cash floats (sterling and euros)
  • Provide support service to other departments with AP related queries
  • Ad-hoc queries

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role is not required but advantageous
  • Can do attitude, alongside excellent communication and interpersonal skills and being a good team player is key to the role
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, word)
  • Strong numerical skills and attention to detail are required
  • Ability to understand system processes and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • High levels of professionalism, integrity and discretion are a fundamental pre-requisite of this role
  • Ability to organise and prioritise their own workload

As this is a part time role exact hour and working pattern are negotiable.

We offer a competitive salary alongside 25 days holiday per annum not including UK bank holidays. We also offer a contributory pension and sick pay schemes, staff discounts and more.

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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