Bookkeeper - Temp

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£10 - £13 per hour
18 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Joe West
Contract type
Part time

This Bookkeeper - Temp position is being offered for a leading client in the Automotive manufacturing sector based in Milton Keynes and on an initial 3 month contract basis with the potential to extend further and go permanent should someone impress. Supporting a Financial Controller and predominantly focused on the purchase ledger operations of finance

Client Details

This exciting and high growth company based in Milton Keynes are in the manufacturing sector for the automotive industry and are in need of someone self proficient in accounting and Bookkeeping but also friendly, approachable and open, like their current employees and company culture.


Bookkeeper - Temp duties and responsibilities;

  • Assemble, review and verify invoices and check requests
  • Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or prices
  • Sort, code and match invoices
  • Prepare invoices for payment
  • Upload invoices into system
  • Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Coding invoices to the right accounts in ledger
  • Prepare analysis of accounts
  • Manage Purchase Orders
  • Matching and closing Purchase Orders
  • Produce Month end Purchase Order reports
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Maintain supplier records
  • Correspond with suppliers and respond to enquiries
  • Produce monthly AP reports
  • Assist with month end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Maintain accurate historical records
  • Maintain confidentiality of organisational information
  • Profile

    Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable
  • Familiarity with Purchase Ledger codes
  • Knowledge of General Accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting software (such as Sage, Cloud based e.g. Xero)
  • Knowledge of Intermediate Excel
  • 1-3 years Recent Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable or General Accounting experience
  • Key Accounts Payable Skills and Competencies

  • Organising and prioritising
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confidentiality
  • Judgment
  • Communication skills
  • Supplier relationship skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Team work
  • Professional integrity
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Job Offer

    Initial 3 month Bookkeeper - Temp position with a real potential to extend and go permanent with the company continuing to grow in Milton Keynes. Stable and with a great company culture they are looking for someone to fit into this.

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