Purchase Ledger Assistant - FTC 6 months

N Brown Group
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JD Williams / N Brown group is a leading FTSE 250 internet and catalogue home shopping company with over 150 years of distance shopping experience.

Best known by our 3 power brands; Simply Be, Jacamo and of course JD Williams, we turned over £818 million in 2014/2015, with a pre-tax profit of £86.2 million.

Our vision is to become a leading digital retailer and to continue to expand our active customer base of over 4 million, becoming the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers’ look and feel amazing through our trusted family of over 20 brands.

Are you an immediately available purchase ledger assistant? Are you looking for a fixed term contract? Want to gain experience in a large business, or have interest in the retail/ecommerce sector? If so this role could be of interest.

We are looking to recruit a temporary purchase ledger assistant to join our fast pace Accounts team. The chosen candidate will be involved with the day to day aspects of a typical Purchase Ledger department. Reporting in to the Purchase Ledger Manager.

What you’ll be responsible for as Purchase Ledger Assistant?

Match Purchase Invoices to Goods received/Goods Inward Notes 

Have responsibility for 300 + accounts, responsible for a proportion of the ledger matching to the 2 separate systems

Liaise with Suppliers regarding Statement & Invoice queries

Any other ad hoc accounts payable duties

What will I need to succeed as Purchase Ledger Assistant?

We are looking for candidates with couple of years of experience in a Purchase Ledger role able to demonstrate experience in dealing with volumes. 

You will be confident and capable of extracting and reporting information through spreadsheets, and databases. Strong communication skills are essential to ensure you are conveying information to internal staff and suppliers effectively.

You will have strong MS Office knowledge especially Word, Excel & Vision Excel. Experience in Oracle Finance Systems, PCICS(Bespoke) & Bancpay is advantageous.