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Purchase Ledger Assistant – Nantwich – Permanent- £23,500-£24,000


Our client is a specialist manufacturer, who due to internal movement require a Purchase Ledger Assistant to oversee all transactional purchase ledger duties. Based within their busy and fast paced Finance Department, the role will report to the Finance Manager and will involve daily duties such as…


  • Management of all Purchase invoices
  • Matching batching and coding invoices
  • Adding invoices to the system
  • Paying suppliers via Bacs
  • Liaise with suppliers, build relationships and resolve invoice quires swiftly
  • Deal with foreign currency payments
  • Recording costs and VAT correctly
  • Management company expenses
  • Producing management information reports using excel and their inhouse system.
  • Assisting with other transactional accounts as and when required i.e.. Covering holidays/sickness absences


The ideal candidate will have previous Purchase Ledger experience and have high attention to detail. You will be flexible, punctual, and able to meet multiple deadlines, as well as having commercial awareness and the ability to deliver high standards of work. A can-do approach is essential. You will be a competent user of Microsoft packages and able to pick up accounting systems with ease. In return, you will receive 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, onsite parking, hybrid working and flexible hours.  A fantastic company who are semi-rural, and therefore own transport would be required. Opportunities for career advancement is possible.


For further information about this opportunity please call Nicola at Forrest Recruitment for a confidential discussion – 01270 251251. Alternatively, please forward your CV for immediate consideration, I look forward to hearing from you. Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted.


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