Accounts Assistant (Purchase Ledger)
Full Time Permanent
Stoneleigh CV8, UK
Accounts Assistant (Purchase Ledger)


About the role

In this role you will be responsible for controlling the purchase ledger and processing payments to creditors for the NFU, and associated companies.

On a day to day basis you will be processing invoices, using the Sage line 500 accounting system.  Therefore, having a full understanding of VAT regulations with regard to invoices is essential.

You will also check statements from external suppliers in regards to any outstanding invoices, and investigate queries.

You will liaise with suppliers and service providers, as necessary, on behalf of the NFU.

About you

You will need to possess a high standard of written and verbal communication along with excellent attention to detail. You will be an experienced user of Sage accounting and Microsoft Office applications, able to organise and prioritise your own work while able to use your initiative and be a team player.

Who are we?

The National Farmers’ Union is the voice of British farming, and our members are at the heart of what we do. On their behalf we lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Why join our team?

Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. Benefits include 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a performance related pay award scheme, a range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal and subsidised staff restaurant.

How to apply?

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter illustrating how your skills and experience suit the requirements as outlined in the person specification to [email protected]

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