Purchase Ledger Assistant

Stockport, Greater Manchester
10 Sep 2018
08 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Purchase Ledger Assistant

Reports to:         Financial Controller

Hours: Mon-Fri:     9.00 – 5.30 & 1 hour lunch 

Sat:  9.30 – 3.30, 30 min lunch

Stephenson’s is an independent family business.  We have been supplying the catering trade with non-food equipment since 1868.    

Purchase Ledger Vacancy to:

  • Code and check invoices
  • Work out VAT payments
  • Pay out money via BACS or by cheque
  • Check and reconcile supplier statements
  • File invoices and statements

Qualifications:  GCSE Maths & English: A-C or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Double entry book-keeping.
  • Basic costing principles.
  • Purchase, sales and general ledgers, processing high volume invoices, circ 400 per day.
  • Software packages such as Excel, Sage, Microsoft Dynamics and BACS.

Personal Qualities:

  • Be clear-headed and methodical with a good head for figures.
  • Possess great communications skills.
  • Strong team player.
  • Naturally organised and great at prioritising workload.
  • Good awareness of deadlines.

The ideal candidate:

This role is ideally suited to candidates that like a constant challenge of processing large volumes of invoices.  Together with a calm approach to handling the odd occasional complaint from a supplier you will thrive on non-stop work everyday.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 1st August 2018

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