Accounts Assistant (Purchase Ledger) Job | HT13825 - Howett Thorpe

Accounts Assistant (Purchase Ledger)
West Sussex

Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13825
Added on Jun 08, 2017

About The Role

This role, as the Accounts Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting and providing support to the accounts department, you will be reporting to the Head of Finance and will be responsible for mainly processing the Purchase Ledger.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Match and code supplier invoices
  • Review supplier invoices in dispute
  • Process Credit Card receipts and Expenses
  • Complete monthly company Credit Card reconciliations
  • Compile and enter weekly payment run details for bank payment
  • Month end process

About Our Client

The role is working in the Horsham area for a small Retail business that is well established and successful. They support their staff and offer a comprehensive package that include Discounts and a Wellness Package.

About You

We are looking for an individual that has had at least 6 months experience from within an accounting setting, processing Purchase Ledger.

You will be a proactive individual that does not get phased when it is busy and has excellent interpersonal skills. You will need to have a high attention to detail whilst multi-tasking.

Good IT skills are required, including Excel to an intermediate level and if you have knowledge of Sage Accounts it would be seen beneficial but not essential.

Things you should know

Within this role you will initially look after the Purchase Ledger, once you have a grip of the process you will be involved with other areas of the finance function providing complete support to senior members of the team.

Commutable from: Burgess Hill, Crawley, Dorking, Gatwick, Haywards Heath, Horley, Horsham, Redhill, Reigate


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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