Purchase Ledger Clark
7th December 2018
Buyers Admin Assistant – Simply Hike
16th November 2018

Purchase Ledger Assistant

We are an online retailer within the sports and leisure markets, operating four websites representing different stores.  Located within the picturesque town of Faversham in Kent, we operate a retail store, customer service centre, logistics warehouse and full admin support from our large modern premises.

Primary purpose of the role

We are looking to recruit a Temporary Purchase Ledger Assistant for 6 months with the possibility of becoming permanent on a part-time basis (3 days) to join our Finance team. Ideal first or second position for those looking to start a career in finance.  The main purpose of the role will be to assist other members of the team in managing purchase ledger activities and consistently apply established controls and processes when undertaking these tasks.

Specific duties & responsibilities

  • Oversee the Accounts inbox and print invoices regularly
  • Match supplier invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Code and input purchase invoices and credit notes onto Sage
  • Obtain signed authorisation for any purchases without a purchase order
  • Reconcile the purchase ledger to supplier statements, resolving any differences as they arise
  • Respond to supplier queries
  • Reconcile credit card statements
  • Regular filling of purchase invoices and statements
  • Other ad hoc duties

Skills & experience

  • Strong attention to detail and be able to produce work with a high level of accuracy
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Knowledge of Sage desirable, but not essential as training will be provided
  • Ability to use Word, Excel (basic) and Outlook

Reward package

  • Salary £15k - £17k pro rata depending on skills, experience and qualifications held
  • Company Flexi Time scheme
  • 28 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Company discounts
  • Free Parking

If you have relevant skills and experience, please apply in writing to: