Accounts Assistant – Maternity Cover

We are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant for Maternity cover approx 6-12months at Lambert Brothers to focus on the purchase ledger and other tasks as directed by the Finance Manager.

Role and responsibilities include:

  • Review and check all supplier invoices. Check for POD and that price is correct. Follow up any that are missing.
  • Deal with Purchase Ledger email inbox in a timely manner.
  • Answer payment queries by email and by phone.
  • Post supplier DD payments to Sage 200.
  • Prepare and code supplier invoices, expenses etc. Post to Sage 200.
  • Set up new accounts in Sage 200 and maintain existing accounts details as required.
  • Distribute invoices to managers for authorization.
  • Update Sage 200 for authorised invoices and follow up unauthorised items.
  • Prepare Supplier payment runs for review and authorization.
  • Process payment runs on Sage 200.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to Sage when received and follow up discrepancies.
  • Maintain details of Agency driver spending and distribute.
  • Create Purchase Ledger data for accruals – to be given to the Finance Manager.
  • Month end close of Purchase Ledger. Ensure Final Aged creditor report is “cleaned up” and agrees to N/L.
  • Support and back up for payroll with Driver Wallets – as and when needed.
  • Check the summary for a larger customer to Stirling and preparing Stirling ready for invoicing.
  • Liaising with Traffic department and larger customer to ensure discrepancies are resolved.
  • Other duties as specified by the Finance Manager to help the department.

Key skills include:

  • Proficient in using office based IT systems in particular Sage 200 and mircrosoft excel.
  • Previous purchase ledger experience advantageous.
  • Proactive and ability to maintain relationship across the business/Group.
  • An enthusiastic and strong team player, encouraging a team working environment with the commitment to drive and support others as required.
  • Support Group / Company initiatives, comply with all Group / Company policies and demonstrate Group / Company values.
  • The ability to ensure tasks are completed accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and flexible working practices in particular during month end.

We offer all of our employee’s fantastic company benefits, including:

  • Pension
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service).
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme and access to a range of offers and discounts).
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes

To apply, please click here to fill out the application form.

Should you have any queries, contact the recruitment team directly on [email protected] or  call 02380 617331