Purchase Ledger Assistant

Fred Perry will never favor short term gain if it, in anyway, devalues the long-term strength of the brand. We continue to be a profitable global niche brand with strong values of integrity, personality and individuality.

At Fred Perry Head Office, we are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join our busy Finance team due to a recent departure. The ideal candidate should have an interest in Retail Fashion and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

The Role

  • Proactively manage supplier accounts in the best interest of business.
  • Process a high volume of invoices and credit notes with speed and accuracy.
  • Maintain good and regular communication with teams across the business to meet deadlines and resolve queries.
  • Processing supplier invoices and credit notes.
  • Nominal coding, matching and batching of invoices for multiple currencies.
  • Updating authorisation trackers with invoices for budget holder approval.
  • Filing of electronic invoices and statements in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all foreign VAT figures are posted correctly and providing back up documentation for VAT returns.
  • Ensuring all invoices are processed by month end deadlines.
  • Producing a list of accruals relating to supplier accounts for the Management Accounts.
  • Ad hoc duties as required
  • Invoice matching for all stock receipted into our warehouses.
  • Dealing with queries relating to unit stock prices and delivery discrepancies.
  • Liaising with the logistics team to ensure cash paid in advance is allocated on a timely basis when stock receipted on system.

About You

  • Previous experience working within purchase ledger essential.
  • Able to process at speed with great accuracy.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Reliable and self-disciplined.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to build up relationships internally and externally.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines.
  • Good aptitude for Excel – V Look Ups and Pivot Tables would be an advantage

Hours and Benefits

  • Pension scheme – 8.5% company contribution
  • Staff discount
  • Buy extra holidays
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days annual leave not including bank holidays

"Fred Perry believe in diversity and inclusion, we want you to know that your CV will be submitted anonymously and personal details will be hidden from hiring managers until the interview stage. We encourage you to remove any identifying information from your CV, such as address and date of birth before submitting your application."



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Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible working hours

  • 25 days holiday

  • Staff discount

  • Healthcare & Life Insurance

  • Buy extra Holidays

  • Cycle to work

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Plus more

Work With Us

Our head office is in the heart of London. It’s where everything happens from Design, Product Development, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations. We have over 200 shops around the world, from Manchester to Brighton, Paris, New York, Seoul and Tokyo to name a few. 

We’re an ambitious brand, collaborating with some of the best designers and partners in the world. But we’re only as good as our employees, so we look to attract people who are passionate with diverse backgrounds and experience. 

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