Senior Ledger Assistant

22 January 2019
19 February 2019
Job Roles
Accounting/Financial/Insurance , Leisure/Tourism
Full Time
Contract Type
Undisclosed salary

Job Detail

Employing over 100,000 people worldwide, our client has made a truly global impact on cargo handling, inflight catering, B2B and B2C travel reaching $3billion turnover and £40million profit across all group companies

With an acquisition strategy designed to create a broad travel offering, spanning every conceivable package, traveller or business, their UK and European travel portfolio has expanded and covers a number of well established and well known travel brands.

Our client has received wide-spread recognition and a number of awards and continues to impress. They are now recruiting for a Senior Ledger Assistant for a fixed term contract of four months the reason for the vacancy is because there is a backlog of unmatched items on creditors ledger held in Sage X3.

Job Accountabilities
•Clear backlog of unmatched items on creditors ledger held in Sage X3. Due to changes in the department a significant number of payments have not been correctly matched with invoices. Payments include Barclays Precision Pay, BACs direct payments.
•To work through unmatched ledgers, investigate unmatched payments, liaising with other team members in both Bank Rec team and AP to identify correct reconciliations.
•To devise and maintain a clear tracking document to communicate matching progress to Senior Managers on a weekly basis.
•Highlight any blockers to progress and suggest solutions.

Experience and Professional Competence

Skills required:

•Good understanding of double entry principles, ledgers and bank reconciliations. Also ability to produce ad hoc reports using Excel and Word. Exposure to high volume batching of purchase invoices an advantage.
•Good academics and technical ability; a good understanding of accounting entries.
•Demonstrate good IT, communication and numerical skills.
•Methodical, accurate and good personal management skills.
•Hands on approach.
•Able to work under pressure and within deadlines when necessary.