Purchase & Sales Ledger Coordinator

Competitive Salary


Darren Buckley

AJ Chambers are currently working with an Essex based Construction Services Contractor. Being a client-focused company, our Clients\' aim is to enhance the business of their customers so that they are their supplier of choice.


Currently trading for their second decade, they have a dedicated team of specialists who enjoy a strong and growing reputation in their specialist industry. The company ethos is to be responsive, safe and work together with its customers so that they can accomplish their projects in line with their budget and schedule requirements.


Vacancy Description

This is a wide-ranging role that requires a working knowledge of both Sales Ledger (including Credit Control) and Purchase Ledger procedures. You will be responsible for taking control and ownership of the Sales Ledger from the initial invoicing to assisting with the collection of the debt. You will be responsible for taking control and ownership of the Purchase Ledger from the initial purchase order to the paying of the invoices. The role demands a dedicated and motivated individual who is focused on ensuring that all transactions are posted accurately and that financial reporting deadlines are met in a timely manner.


Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Raising sales invoices (Sterling & Euros)
  • Checking correct VAT treatment
  • Credit Control (Chasing debt/resolving queries/posting payments)
  • Inputting purchase invoices (Sterling/Euros & CIS)
  • Preparing payment runs/posting payments
  • Monthly reconciliations and month-end tasks
  • Providing accounting and administrative support


Skills/Experience Required

  • Knowledge of accounting practices/accounts experience within a similar role
  • Experience of Sage 50, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptable, flexible, team player and self-motivated
  • A good eye for detail and an analytical mind


Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE\'s at A – C grades (must include Maths, English and ICT)
  • AAT or equivalent qualification preferable


Remuneration Package

  • Up to £30,000 (Dependent on experience)
  • Study Support for professional accounting qualifications available
  • Sage 50 (Full training provided, but experience would be beneficial)
  • Working hours are 35-hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Company pension


For further information on this vacancy, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

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