Accounts Assistant – Purchase Ledger/Subcontract Ledger

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Type: Permanent
Team: Finance
Salary: up to £22,000 pa depending on the skills & experience of the successful candidate
Location: Humber Quays Office, Hull
Hours: 40 hours


As an Accounts Assistant you will be working as part of the Purchase / Subcontract Ledger within the Finance Team reporting to the Finance Manager and Purchase / Subcontract Ledger Team Leader.


  • Ensure all invoices / certificates are entered accurately in line with the company costing structures
  • Ensure all invoices / certificates have the appropriate purchase / subcontract order in place and are authorised
  • Ensure all payments are made in accordance with the company approval and authorisation process
  • Reconciliation of supplier accounts
  • Resolution of queries either internally or with the supplier
  • Updating and maintaining various databases and spreadsheets
  • Scanning and filing
  • Any ad hoc duties

Requirements and Qualifications

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines within a busy and demanding environment
  • The ability to maintain and develop good relationships with both internal (Commercial, Delivery and Support Teams) and external (Clients and Suppliers) stakeholders
  • The ability to prioritise workloads and to work to a high standard of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to ensure all deadlines and targets are met
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Access) is essential.
  • A flexible and ‘can do’ attitude is required

Qualifications & Experience

  • GCSE (or equivalent) grades A-C in English and Maths
  • Previous experience within a Purchase / Subcontract Ledger environment
  • Construction Industry experience would be an advantage
  • Part / Fully qualified AAT an advantage but not essential

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