Accounts Assistant / Finance Assistant / Purchasing Clerk

Bluetownonline Ltd
Peterlee, County Durham
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Accounts / Purchasing Clerk

Location: Peterlee

Salary: £17,000 - £18,470

Job Type: Permanent, 37 hours per week

Job Role

To maintain administration duties in the accounts and purchasing department. Mornings will be spent in the accounts department and afternoons in the purchasing department.

Key Responsibilities


  • All aspects of purchase ledger from processing of the invoices to paying suppliers.
  • Dealing with suppliers to sort queries and any other issues
  • Credit control which also includes expediting customer debit notes
  • Processing of deliveries to our customers, from checking stock levels, credit availability and to liaise with the Sales Department and the warehouse
  • Holiday cover for other members of the team


  • Expediting purchase orders
  • Inputting purchase order requisitions
  • Filing production packs
  • Invoice queries
  • Updating SAP on receipt of order confirmations, including amendments
  • Transport allocation - quotes - booking
  • Holiday cover
  • Adhoc duties in Sales Department

The Candidate

Essential Skills

  • Ability to plan and prioritise
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Essential Experience

  • 2 years in similar position

Desirable Experience

  • Preferable experience in manufacturing industry


  • 5 GCSE's including Maths & English
  • SAP knowledge
  • Excel

Physical Abilities

  • To be able to work under pressure
  • Good health


  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Able to work in a team
  • Flexible
  • Good attendance and timekeeping

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Candidates with experience of; Accounts Assistant, Purchasing Assistant, Accounts Clerk, Purchasing Clerk, Accounts Administrator, Invoice Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Payroll, Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator will also be considered for this role.