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Accounts Payable / Accounts Assistant



Ref EB9105

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Accounts Payable / Accounts Assistant - Barnstaple - £24-26,000 

Trial Balance Consulting have been engaged by a long-standing client, a well-established e-commerce and retail business. They currently seek to recruit an experienced accounts payable/Accounts Assistant who will take a lead role in the management of accounts payable function. This is a full time, permanent opportunity to be based from the company’s modern offices in Barnstaple. 

The role works within a friendly and very experienced finance team and will report to the company’s Finance Director. This will be a busy, but well supported role which covers a broad range of accounts payable duties. Key responsibilities to include: 

- Assume lead responsibility for the accounts payable function 

- Creating new supplier accounts adhering to payment terms etc. 

- Act as first line of support for supplier queries

- Manage supplier payments

- Raise and allocate PO numbers

- Stock adjustments

- Statement reconciliations

- Matching unbalanced invoices

- Prepare VAT reports

- Ad-hoc accounting duties including covering colleagues annual leave

For this role we’re seeking an experienced, organised, and accurate Purchase Ledger clerk with at least 12 months of recently gained experience in a fast-paced function where a good aptitude for working as part of a team essential. The company primarily used a bespoke accounting platform where full training will be provided, but the successful candidate should possess the ability to learn new platforms quickly. This employer is happy to consider candidates that are either qualified by experience or part/fully AAT qualified.

For further details and to apply for this interesting opportunity, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB9105 ASAP. Our client is keen to appoint without delay and suitable candidates are likely to be requested for interview shortly after submission.    

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