Purchase Ledger Assistant (Finsbury Park)

Job Type



Purchase Ledger Assistant


Finsbury Park


£14.00 per hour

Job description

  • One of the UKs leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year
  • Due to the increase in work they are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to help support the team within this role
  • £14.00 p/h PAYE PEO

The Role

  • The purpose of this role is to support the Processing Department ensuring adequate management of the supply chain in order to enable the business to meet its primary objectives
  • To achieve this goal, this role will have to interact with both external and internal stake holders on a regular basis, the latter being key in ensuring that all suppliers are paid on time
  • Managing a team of 4/5 purchase ledgers
  • Ensure all invoices are processed within set timelines onto COINS Financial System
  • Ensure invoice queries are resolved within set deadlines following the business invoice query/rejection processes
  • Ensure all approved invoices are paid within their due dates
  • Ensure all direct debit payments are allocated to their respective invoices and costed in a timely manner
  • Ensure supplier statements are reconciled to COINS supplier account balances on a monthly basis, differences identified to be addressed and formally documented and reported on within the same period in which they are identified
  • Ensure any other interdependent systems sharing the same data such as Impact Response and COINS are reconciled on a monthly basis to ensure costs are captured accurately at job level
  • Ensure all invoices due to be paid are valid from a VAT and CIS point of view and fully compliant with HMRC regulations in force at the time
  • Ensure all supplier payment runs are carried out within the agreed Scheduled Payment timetable
  • Ensure supplier creation and maintenance process in COINS is management effectively both from a central repository and branch level point of view

What you need to succeed?

  • Strong Management skills
  • Previous experience in managing accounts payable/purchase ledger team
  • COINS experience
  • Construction industry experience
  • High volume transaction background
  • Experience with communicating at all levels of the organisation hierarchy
  • Customer service
  • Microsoft office experience including Excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management and meeting deadlines
  • Driving License & own vehicle is required

How to apply?

  • If you are interested in this position please forward you C.V. to apply highlighting suitable experience or call Jess Rushton to discuss the role further on 07831 592 879

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