Purchase / Sales Ledger Assistant

Folkestone Fixings Limited
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchase / Sales Ledger Assistant

Location: Lympne, Kent.
Salary: £18,000 - £19,000.
Contract: 37.5 hours/week BUT will consider 30 + hours/week (salary pro ratad accordingly).

About us

Since starting in 2003, FFX has become one of the UK's largest independent suppliers of high quality tools, fixings and building supplies.

About the role

Quality is absolutely key in everything we do – and that includes making sure that our suppliers get paid quickly and efficiently, which is why we need you to join our small and friendly Finance team.

Reporting into the Finance Manager, you will have at least 2 years' experience in a similar role and will take responsibility for processing purchase ledger invoices to agreed deadlines whilst resolving issues as they arise.

A strong team player, you will help ensure the team provides an outstanding level of customer service in line with our company vision of “the best possible service, availability and price, delivered quickly and accurately”.


Purchase Ledger

• Matching of delivery notes to invoices
• Resolving any queries such as delivery quantities or pricing queries
• Liaising with the purchasing department on a regular basis for resolution of queries
• In putting of purchase invoices onto a bespoke ordering system
• In putting invoices onto Sage accounts to the appropriate supplier account.
• Allocation of bank payments to the supplier's accounts
• Reconciling supplier statements monthly
• Answer the telephone and deal with supplier queries.

Sales Ledger

• Assist the sales ledger team as the need arises
• Processing telephone credit card payments
• Processing bank receipts and allocating customer receipts to their accounts
• Chase customers for settlement of accounts.


• Emailing, filing, photocopying, printing and downloading of documents
• Opening and distributing post on a daily basis
• Any other reasonable duties as requested

These duties are not exhaustive. Additional hours of work may be required, as determined by the needs of the business. Additional duties, responsibilities and projects may also be required.

The Individual

Capability, Knowledge and Experience

• 2 years' experience in a similar role
• Good IT skills including MS Office, Word and Excel
• Experience in Sage an advantage

Education and Qualifications

• Good standard of secondary education including Maths to at least GCSE level

If you feel that you have the skills and experiences to be successful in this role then apply today!

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