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Purchase and Sales Ledger Manager

Head Office / Finance
Posted 07/01/19
Applications by 31/01/19
Position Type Finance
Salary £30-35K

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Fusion Students’ Treasury team.

Based in the Head Office in Elstree, and reporting to the Financial Controller, you will aid and take direction from the Financial Controller, run the purchase and sales ledger in an efficient manner, ensure cash book is properly maintained and manage the work of the Accounts Assistant(s).


  • AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 or higher or part qualified CIMA/ACCA or qualified by experience.
  • Experience in running an efficient purchase ledger or sales ledger function in a multi company environment
  • Well organised and able to effectively prioritise work
  • Knowledge of Sage Line 50
  • Advanced ability in Microsoft Excel or similar
  • Good written and verbal skills in English
  • Ideally experience of working for property companies or student accommodation companies

Key Personal Attributes

  • The key requirement is a friendly and professional attitude and an ability to get on well with work colleagues, suppliers and customersA full clean driving licence is highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Purchase Ledger

      • Ensure the purchase ledger function is run efficiently
      • Maintain all supplier accounts in Sage;
      • Ensure all invoices are correctly coded and  posted onto Sage;
      • Manage the process of authorisation of invoices;
      • Ensure monthly expenses are processed for all company employees including expenses on company credit cards;
      • Prepare and process the ;weekly payment run ensuring that all payments are made in a timely manner;
      • Prepare and process ad hoc payments as required.

      Along with Accounts Assistant

      • Review all supplier balances greater than 60 days on an ongoing basis;
      • Deal with supplier queries in a prompt and polite manner;
      • Maintain accurate records of supplier bank details;
      • Monitor the payments@ email addresses and respond to all invoices received and queries raised in a timely manner.

      Sales Ledger

      • Ensure the  sales ledger function is run efficiently
      • Raise and post invoices to Sage as required;
      • Raise monthly invoices for Project Management fees and rent, or as otherwise directed;
      • Ensure all invoices are authorised and coded correctly.


      • Ensure the banking function is run efficiently
      • Obtain bank statements from all banks and reconcile to Sage on a weekly basis;
      • Prepare weekly cash report;
      • Assist in opening bank accounts and maintaining mandates as required.

      VAT and other

      • Assist the Financial controller to prepare VAT and CIS returns and reconcile VAT accounts as required;
      • Provide analyses and reports as requested by various departments and team members;
      • Ensure the work area is neat and tidy and paperwork is filed efficiently.


      Assist in the general well running of the office.

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