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Purchase Ledger Assistant

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Job Details
  • 5595
  • East Lancashire Railway
  • Bury
  • Contract, Full Time
  • Salary of £19,760 + benefits including free travel

Purchase Ledger Assistant – 12- month fixed term contract

Based in the heart of Bury, we are the East Lancashire Railway, a lovingly restored heritage railway which journeys for twelve miles through picturesque scenery from Heywood in the East to Rawtenstall in the North. Our railway welcomes over 200,000 visitors each year with well-equipped stations complete with cafés, pubs, gift shops and a Transport Museum and plenty of things to see and do around the line.

The future is bright here at East Lancashire Railway. There is so much potential to be unlocked from our range of offerings, and as a non-profit making company any surplus is reinvested straight back into our infrastructure, including the restoration of our heritage traction and rolling stock.

The Role – Purchase Ledger Assistant

Reporting to the Financial Controller, as the Purchase Ledger Assistant you will support the Finance Team by providing timely and accurate financial information to ensure accurate accounting and tax processes are in line with HMRC requirements and month end deadlines. Your duties will include although will not be limited to:

  • Matching purchase invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Inputting purchase invoices onto Sage
  • Reconciling purchase ledger statements
  • Updating purchase ledger information
  • Processing bank transactions on Sage
  • Inputting data for Gift Aid purposes
  • Maintaining filing systems

Our Requirements – Purchase Ledger Assistant

  • Experience working in a finance department, using a computerised accounting system
  • Accurate and timely data entry skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to manage conflicting demands

The Package

  • 12-month fixed term contract
  • Salary of £19,760
  • Free travel on East Lancashire Light Railway services
  • Company pension scheme
  • Plenty of social activities
  • ATOC travel pass which allows reduced prices on national rail services (only available after 6 months service)

You will be based at our office in Bury, working Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.

All applications for this Purchase Ledger Assistant role are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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