Payroll and Purchase Ledger – Gateshead


Job Type
25 Jun 2018

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Job Description

We are currently working on behalf of a successful manufacturing company who are looking for an Accounts and Purchase ledger to fill a newly created role within their finance team.

The successful applicant will be proficient with Sage payroll and Sage 50 accounts package. Has initiative, is highly numerate and has a high degree of attention to detail. They will be joining a successful and fast growing business.

Along with payroll you will assist the department by providing support for a range of different finance and administrative tasks, specifically purchase ledger. You will be working closely with the Finance manager and other team members to ensure all tasks are completed to a high standard.

Salary – £20,000-23,000


As a Payroll/Purchase Ledger Administrator your duties will include:

  • Monthly Payroll processing – circa 200 employees
  • Assisting with all payroll related queries
  • Maintenance of new starters and leavers
  • Calculations including NI, Holiday, Maternity, Manual Salary etc
  • Preparation of Salary journals
  • Processing of HMRC PAYE documentation
  • Maintenance of the payroll system
  • Processing of all pension payments
  • Maintenance of the Clocking in System
  • Creating internal POs
  • Matching purchase invoices with delivery notes and POs
  • Making purchase ledger payments and sending remittances
  • Any other administrative tasks as required

Person Spec:

  • Experience in a payroll/finance background is essential (AAT Qualified)
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail is essential
  • Good knowledge of Sage payroll software/Sage 50 Accounts
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (particularly Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be organised, thorough and diligent

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time and Perm.

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