Purchase Ledger Administrator

  • Location

    Ilminster

  • Sector:

    Administration & Office, Finance

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £8.50 - £9.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Beale

  • Contact email:

    sbeale@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

  • Job ref:

    SB-10-1

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-17

  • Startdate:

    2021-03-18

  • Consultant:

    Samantha Beale

Urgent role with an immediate start!

We are urgently recruiting for a temporary purchase ledger administrator for a local company based in Ilminster, Somerset. This is to help with long term sickness cover to support the current reception and finance team.

You will be the first point of call for all incoming communication, will be answering the telephone and taking messages or directing calls to the relevant person or department. Although there are very few visitors on site at this time, you will be responsible for arranging covid questionnaires and temperature checking for any visitors to the site as well as liaising with delivery drivers to receive postage and packages.

There will also be purchase ledger administrative duties to support the finance team which will involve updating ledgers and databases with financial information, matching and coding invoices and reconciling customer statement accounts. You will also be checking reports and resolving some purchase ledger queries with support from the wider team.

Successful candidates will need previous finance administration and reception experience and feel confident in managing multiple tasks at the same time as well as being forward thinking to support other members of the team. Experience updating internal system databases and working with Excel will be essential. You will also need to be available to start work immediately, due to the urgent requirement for this client. 

Hours of work are 8am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday.

Rate of pay is dependant on skills and experience.