Finance Assitant - Brighton

Ref: MR76356

Salary: £24k - 27k per year + benefits

Location: Brighton, East Sussex, England

Type: Permanent

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Banks Finance are currently supporting a large Brighton based business to recruit for a purchase ledger clerk to join their busy department. 

The role involves managing a high volume purchase ledger function and supporting the management accountant with accruals and prepayments and reconciling balance sheets.  

Key responsibilities include:

-       Ensuring all purchase invoices are matched to purchase orders (PO) and are uploaded to the accounts payable system on a timely basis.

-       Ensuring all supplier invoices are appropriately authorised before payment

-       Liaise with other business areas to ensure compliance with Financial Control Manual

-       Liaise with suppliers so that all queries are dealt with appropriately and within a quick turnaround.

-       Ensure that the weekly supplier BACS payments are produced and checked ready for authorisation and payment

-       Ensure all daily ad-hoc payments are authorised, paid and posted to ledger on a timely basis

-       Ensure all cheques are raised and submitted to customer services within SLA

-       Complete associated bank accounts postings

-       Complete assigned month end  reconciliation with any reconciling differences investigated and resolved on a timely basis

-       Complete monthly coding review, liaising with FP&A as required

-       Post and reconcile month end journals relating to prepayments accruals.

-       Analyse aged creditors and liaise with suppliers as appropriate.

-       Complete aged debtor reconciliations monthly and prepare analysis 

-       Chase aged debt on a timely basis and report any concerns

-       Assist with other ad-hoc work and projects as required. 

Candidates must be Level 4 AAT qualified and have had previous experience with the job responsibilities above. 

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For further information please contact Matthew Roff on 01273 229 499, or email

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