Accounts Payable Assistant - Edinburgh

Competitive salary & benefits - Finance
Ref: 39 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Oct 2021
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* Accounts Payable role - fast paced, fun role with lots of development potential - Edinburgh *


Pulsant is a market leading company - providing ultra-reliable, flexible managed services to businesses nationwide. With c400 staff based in several locations around the UK, we offer a first class, fun working environment.


We are seeking an experienced finance professional to be responsible for the efficient management of the purchase ledger function.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Process all purchase invoices and credit notes onto accounting system on a daily basis.
  • Ensure the correct accounting codes, cost centres and departments are applied to each purchase invoice/credit note.
  • Ensure purchase invoices are properly authorised prior to processing. This will involve matching invoices to purchase orders and communicating with other members of the business.
  • Ensure VAT is correctly accounted for on each purchase invoice/credit note.
  • Create and maintain supplier accounts in accounting system.
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve differences.
  • Deal with supplier account queries via telephone, email and tickets and resolve queries promptly.
  • Monitor the accounts payable ticket queue and action as appropriate.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven financial experience in a similar role, preferably in the IT / Technology sector.
  • Ability to input financial transactions accurately into a computerized accounting system.
  • Excellent customer service skills with strong interpersonal and written skills.
  • Excellent communication skills face to face and via telephone and emails.
  • Experience with Microsoft packages, in particular Word, Excel and Power Point.