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Purchase Ledger/Accounts Assistant

Job title: Purchase Ledger/Accounts Assistant
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Tour Operators
Reference: TY23667-1
Contact name: Tony Yerasimou
Contact email:
Job description

Purchase Ledger/ Acounts Assistant– Leading Travel Company
Central London
Salary to £25,000 + Bonus and Benefits

My client, a leading privately owned travel company has a new opportunity in their accounts department or an experienced Purchase Ledger/Accounts Assistant.

Candidates must have at least 12 months experience working within a purchase ledger/accounts role.

Purchase Ledger/Accounts Assistant Responsibilities:

General day to day accounting tasks within the department including:

Control and maintenance of the purchase ledger including verifying invoices and liaising with various worldwide suppliers

Accounts reconciliation
Verifying the net costs used by Reservations staff in calculating gross profits for bookings and liaising with management regarding any discrepancies found.

Preparing remittances and processing payments

Managing and prioritising payments to all suppliers taking into account various payment terms and responding to any queries via phone and email

Controlling sales ledger to perform credit control duties that include contacting clients for payment once their balance is due and processing payments

Reconciliation of the day sheet with transactions processed

Controlling petty cash and daily banking

Purchase Ledger Assistant Skills Required:

Numerical skills are essential

Previous purchase ledger/Accounts Assistant experience is essential

Good written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work to deadlines

Team player

Attention to detail

Microsoft Office experience with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Sage Experience

Purchase Ledger/Acounts Assistant Remuneration Package:

Base salary to £25,000 + Bonus of 5%
Monday to Friday - Flexi time available
Discounted Holidays
20 days holiday

This is a Monday to Friday role offering flex time hours

To apply for the Purchase Ledger/ Accounts Assistant role, please contact Tony on 0207 812 3820 or email your CV to

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