Full time
Cambridge, Ely
Posted 3 months ago

The role of Purchase Ledger Assistant is a key role within the team dealing with maintaining accurate records of accounts payable, inventory and other financial data.


  • Receiving and processing supplier invoices, expense forms and payments
  • Posting of cash transactions and reconciling bank accounts
  • Supplier query resolution and follow up
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • Posting credit card transactions and reconciling statements
  • Use of the company’s current ERP system – Vantage & Dynamics.
  • Purchase order matching with invoices
  • Nominal Coding of purchase invoices with relevant code
  • Posting of payments and allocation against customer and supplier accounts
  • Answering the phone and customer and supplier query resolution and follow up
  • Raising credit notes
  • Collecting and presenting data
  • Assisting with audit preparation
  • Assist with the preparation of month-end and year-end accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of management reporting
  • Cover for other members of the Finance Team during periods of absence


  • To assist the finance team to maintain an efficient and accurate finance function
  • Communicate with all departments to ensure a smooth process is achieved
  • Assist our suppliers and customers in a way that promotes excellent relationships


  • Personal confidence, self-belief, and determination to succeed
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Basic IT skills, although training will be provided
  • Methodical with an eye for detail
  • Confident approach to communication – both written and oral
  • Flexible attitude with the ability to work across finance roles
  • Experience working within a similar role.


  • Working hours Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm with one hour for lunch, unpaid.
  • Initially 23 Days annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays
  • Excellent training & development opportunities within a growing organisation
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Volunteering leave policy
  • 10% Tradepoint (B&Q) discount
  • Free parking

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