Purchase Ledger-Accounts Assistant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1378298

 Job Description

As a result of continuing expansion in our Construction department we require an experienced Purchase Ledger/Accounts Assistant.

Job Title                Purchase Ledger/Accounts Assistant

Reporting To      Finance Manager

Contract Type    Permanent

Hours                    Negotiable



Job Description


Process high volume of purchase invoices through the full cycle from receipt to approval for payment

Maintain a tidy and accurate ledger

Match all invoices to proof of delivery dockets

Ensure all invoices are coded to correct job/department

Carry out statement reconciliations

Ensure invoices are processed for payment to agreed terms

Assist with periodic payment runs

Assist with invoice queries regarding purchase invoices, statements and payments

Set up new supplier accounts as required

Verifying sub-contractors prior to CIS deductions

Process sub-contractors in compliance with CIS guidelines


Assist with bank reconciliations

Petty cash reconciliations

Credit Card Analysis

Posting Journals

Various other Accounting duties as and when required



Person Specification




Proven experience in an Accounts Payable function

Experience in the use of Microsoft EXCEL

Strong organisational skills

Ability to work to strict time-scales, prioritising and planning work-load

Possess good IT skills with experience in using computerised accounting systems

Have a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role


Desirable but not essential.


Knowledge of CIS (Construction Industry Scheme) and sub-contractor payments