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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Southampton, Hampshire
£22,000 to £24,000
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
Page Personnel is partnering with a successful law firm who are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their Accountancy team on a permanent full time basis in Southampton.

Client Details

Our client is a highly successful law firm who has seen rapid growth in the last 12 months based in Southampton. They will require travel to their offices.


As the Purchase Ledger Assistant, you will be responsible for:

Daily monitoring and action of the purchase ledger mailbox
Processing of Firm supplier invoices onto the Finance systems and processing bacs / cheque payments of these invoices
Processing daily standing orders and direct debits drawn on the Office bank accounts
Data processing and payment of expert and counsel supplier invoices for the Finance Systems
Supplier statement reconciliations
Process expense claims and credit card transactions through the system, ensuring correct authorisation
Dealing with internal and external enquiries relating to suppliers and purchase ledger, to include Firm invoices, counsel and expert fees, expenses and credit card enquiries
Working with the team to achieve an accurate and timely month end closureProfile

In order to be successful for the Purchase Ledger Assistant role you must:

Experience of working within Purchase Ledger roles, ideally within a law firm or similar professional services business
Good knowledge of Excel and Word
Experience of using Elite 3E would be advantageous
A good working knowledge of relevant VAT rules
A good knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules would be of benefitJob Offer

Salary £22,000 - £24,000

Excellent Benefits
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  • Job Reference: 318659783-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Page Personnel
    Page Personnel
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £22,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent