Purchase Ledger Assistant (Part Time)

Job Overview

  • Job Title: Purchase Ledger Assistant (Part Time)
  • Location: Beverley
  • Date Posted: Posted
  • Closing Date: 26 May, 2021
  • Salary: 18,000- 21,000 Pro Rata
  • Divison: Financial
  • Job Reference: 5123

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A Purchase Ledger Assistant is required to join an SME based in East Riding of Yorkshire who have grown over the past 30 years and distributes throughout the UK. Our client has grown from strength to strength and has a fantastic reputation of being reliable and trustworthy when suppling their products. Our client is currently seeking a reliable and committed Purchase Ledger Assistant to join the growing finance team on a part time basis


As the Purchase Ledger Assistant, you will play a key part of the Finance team, supporting the Assistant Accountant and working closely with the Finance Director. You will also work very closely with other departments within the business including the sales team. The successful Purchase Ledger Assistant will be flexible and available to work part time hours daily. They will have fantastic attention to detail, can adapt to situations and have great communication skills both written and verbal with internal staff and external customers.

As the Purchase Ledger Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Responsibility of all aspects of the accounts payable process
  • Coding and entering all purchase invoices onto the internal system
  • Scanning and matching delivery notes onto the internal system
  • Matching and posting credit card statements
  • Issuing invoices to buyer for authorisation and coding
  • Processing payment runs
  • Investigating all purchase ledger queries
  • Liaising with buyer and investigating invoice queries and reporting
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Completing month end reconciliations to include creditors, GRIR accounts and others when required
  • Running daily invoice / credit reports and uploading
  • Holiday cover for credit controller to include, cash postings, dealing with customer queries, running statements and other ad hoc duties as required


As the Purchase Ledger Assistant, you will be a detail oriented, passionate and reliable individual who has the desire to learn new skills and develop your knowledge. Due to the nature of the role, you will be thorough, numerate and a completer-finisher who is able to ensure processes are developed and maintained.

The ideal Office Manager will have:

  • “Can do” attitude
  • Good attention to detail
  • Competent user of Office 365, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience within a Finance team
  • Accounting knowledge and experience, ideally Purchase Ledger


This is a great opportunity for someone seeking a flexible part time role within a growing company and team. The successful Purchase Ledger Assistant will be an ambitious individual who has great attention detail with compliance and process, has strong interpersonal skills and is a great problem solver.


Please apply by following the directions on the website, alternatively for more information and a full outline of the role, call Georgia Would on 01482 975960

While we will endeavour to respond to every applicant personally, on occasion this is not always possible, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 7 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful.



All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Emmerson Kitney Financial Recruitment.

Emmerson Kitney Financial Recruitment is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in relation to job applications. A copy of our Policy is available upon request.

Emmerson Kitney Financial Recruitment is acting in the capacity of an Employment Agency for permanent appointments and an Employment Business for temporary assignments.

For more information contact us on 01482 975960

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