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Expired on: Sep 27, 2023

Accounts Assistant – Purchase Ledger Controller

Do you have experience of purchase ledger? Are you organised with a great attention to detail?

Established in 1968, you’ll be joining a company with proven success, clear goals, and a strong commitment to finding the best person for the job! As the successful Accounts Assistant / Purchase Ledger Controller, you will be responsible for maintaining control of the Purchase Ledger system and adhere to accounts procedures. Liaise with Eque2 to ensure efficient processing of invoices. Reconcile and process purchase orders, delivery notes, invoices and statements. The setup and maintenance of external supplier / subcontractor accounts and customer accounts. Aiding directors and operations teams to ensure compliance with legislative requirements.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

Support business objectives by:

  • Demonstrating understanding of double entry bookkeeping and accounting standards when posting entries and resolving problems

Accounts Payable Ledger:

  • Development of internal processes to manage supplier ledger and payment runs maximising technology such as Eque2
  • Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure data is maintained and retained in accordance with HMRC and Statutory Audit requirements
  • Maintain/Control of PO and Delivery Note system on Eque2
  • Reconcile and process PO, delivery notes, invoices and statements
  • Uploading invoices into Eque2
  • Managing emails
  • Set up and maintain supplier accounts
  • Management of Subcontractor liabilities including creation of Subcontractor accounts ensuring compliance with Insurance, H&S, CIS through to on time payment
  • Calculation, Submission, Reconciliation of CIS Payments
  • To manage own time on tasks and notify the Management Accountant prior to any overruns arising so workload can be balanced accordingly
  • Ad hoc Accounting assignments instructed by the Management Accountant
  • To complete the above in line with the job plan set out by the Management Accountant with a view to making the year end accounts production as straight forward and efficient as possible.
  • Return phone calls and written correspondence within required deadline and ensure promises are kept
  • To understand and work proactively towards achieving own contribution to the organisation’s business plan and EO.


IT Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
  • Excel Knowledge
  • Essential highly competent Sage 50c
  • Knowledge of Eque2 would be beneficial

Accounting Skills:

  • QBE or AAT
  • Accounting experience ideally in Construction / Manufacturing / Projects

Can you embrace our core values? 

  1. Together…. we can do more.
  2. Rise to the challenge.
  3. Be accountable.
  4. Do the right thing.

In Return

We offer a dynamic and supportive working environment with opportunities for continued professional development. Excellent benefits include: Competitive salary; 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays; 4% employer pension contribution; BUPA Cash Plan; Life assurance cover.

We would love to hear from you! Apply now, using the application form below or email your CV, along with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role to

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. The remuneration package will be negotiable, depending on experience. Cubby Construction Ltd is an equal opportunities employer, so we welcome applications from any suitably qualified individual.

Job Category: Accounts Business Admin
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Carlisle
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