Accounts Assistant/Purchase Ledger Clerk - Burgess Hill

Full time, Competitive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to provide support to the accounts team at CPJ Field & Company Ltd on a full time, permanent basis. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude to support our finance team. The individual must be able to demonstrate that they have excellent numerical skills; a high degree of accuracy in their work, and excellent attention to detail.

The role will include but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Processing of credit/debit card payments using World Pay
  • Processing of manual payment requests and expenses via BACS, Cheque and Debit Card using Barclays Internet Banking and input on Sage
  • Processing of petty cash returns for all funeral homes and reconcile at month end
  • Purchase ledger invoice input
  • Responding to purchase order queries and supplier statement reconciliation
  • Implementing purchase ledger payment runs and manual payments when necessary
  • Responding to ad hoc funeral home queries
  • Liaising with auditors on matters raised

This is a varied role with a difference and would be suited to a candidate who has the following personal skills

  • An experienced administrator, highly accurate, with excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate including MS Word and Excel, World Pay, Sage
  • Willing to learn our own in-house computer package
  • Flexible attitude - adaptable to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Demonstrate a calm and efficient demeanour
  • Reliability, honesty and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times


The role will be based at our offices in Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

NB. You will be required to complete an Application Form as part of the recruitment process which we will forward to you on receipt of your CV through Reed.

Should you possess the correct skills and experience for this position we will be in touch with you within 10 days of the receipt of your completed application. Should you not hear from us within this time you have not been successful on this occasion and unless otherwise instructed by you we will retain your details for any suitable future vacancies. We wish you every success in your search for suitable employment.