Purchase Ledger Assistant Job at Thompson & Morgan – in Ipswich

Thompson & Morgan is known as the expert in flower and vegetable seed market, but over the last few years we’ve grown to also include plants, bulbs, fruit, garden furniture – in fact everything you could want to create a stunning garden for your home. We generate over 2 million orders per year marketing our products via our website, catalogues, press, Amazon, EBay and home shopping TV channels as well as have a very strong garden centre presence.

We’re looking for a motivated individual to join our Finance team as a Purchase Ledger Assistant. You will be responsible for the ensuring that purchase invoices are processed in a timely and accurate manner.

Examples tasks include:

· Communication and resolving payment queries/issues with suppliers

· Ensuring the Purchase Ledgers are accurately maintained and process deadlines are met

· Processing invoices to ensure they are appropriately authorised, coded and matched to a purchase order in a timely manner

· General administrative tasks

The Candidate:

· Proactive in chasing internal staff for approval of invoices and resolving invoice queries

· Confident in managing suppliers who are chasing payment

· Experienced in Purchase Ledger processes and functions

· Excellent administration, organizational and planning skills

· Ability to function as part of a team in addition to working without close supervision

· A good communicator with a good level of English (both written and verbal)

· Capable of multi-tasking in a fast paced environment and prioritising as required

· High attention to detail and an orderly approach to processing

· PC literate (including MS Office package, Excel especially)

Hours of work are typically 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday but flexibility is important especially during our peak trading period

Closing date for applications 14 April 2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



  • purchase ledger: 1 year (preferred)
  • MS office applications: 1 year (preferred)

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Company: Thompson & Morgan –

Company Location:  Ipswich

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