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Purchase Ledger Junior Assistant (0386)

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    Full Time

PKF Francis Clark is about much more than just accountancy. We’re trusted business advisors, working in partnership with our clients to enhance their performance. Their goals are our goals, and through close working relationships (and because we love what we do) when they succeed, so do we.

We are currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Junior Assistant to join our Purchase Ledger Team in Central Finance.  You will accurately maintaining the purchase ledger, and supporting the processing of purchase and banking transactions.


  • Ensure transactions are processed, accurately, timely, and in compliance with agreed procedures and controls;
  • Liaise with relevant budget holders to ensure correct processing of charges and to obtain appropriate authorisation for payment;
  • Deal professionally with enquiries from internal and external sources (eg. Suppliers, FC staff);
  • Manage supplier disputes and ensure adequate correspondence between internal and external parties is maintained;
  • Act as ambassador for the finance department.

Knowledge, skills and attributes 

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both written and orally, with financial and non-financial staff on a regular basis
  • Confident at using IT, and good working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Accurate, well organised with the ability to plan workload to achieve deadlines
  • Strong team working capabilities


  • Willing to promote own development, and take advantage of the development resources available through the firm
  • On the job training in the early stages, but with further training identified and supported through our annual development and performance review process.

In return, we will pay you a competitive salary with training provided. You will also get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday, pension, life assurance as well as some other flexible benefits.

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Sigma House, Oak View Close, Edginswell Park, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom, TQ2 7FF