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Accounts Payable Assistant



Ref SR8083

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Accounts Payable Assistant - Bristol (Clifton) - £24-26,000 + Benefits

Trial Balance Consulting have been exclusively engaged by a long-standing client, a well-established education focussed service provider. They currently seek to recruit an experienced purchase ledger assistant who will essentially manage the accounts payable function. This is a permanent, hybrid opportunity offering the successful candidate up to two days per week of remote based working. 

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 using Sage

- Creating new supplier accounts adhering to payment terms etc. 

- Act as first line of support for supplier queries

- Manage supplier payments

- Statement reconciliations

- Matching unbalanced invoices

- Ad-hoc accounting duties

For this role we’re seeking an experienced, organised, and accurate Purchase Ledger clerk with at least 18 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 Sage 200 based platform but also a bespoke accounting system 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 (study support potential available to current students). 

For further details and to apply for this interesting opportunity, please contact Steve Roach quoting reference SR8083 ASAP. Our client is keen to appoint without delay and suitable candidates will be requested for interview shortly after submission.    


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