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Purchase Ledger Clerk (4 month FTC)

Finance - Piccadilly

Contract: Temporary
Salary: Competitive and Benefits

Our Head Office department is located in the heart of Piccadilly and occupies the 5th & 6th floor of our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

Role Purpose

Located in the heart of Piccadilly in our beautiful flagship store. This central London location offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more.
We are now recruiting for a temporary Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our highly successful Finance team and support us through our peak trading period, we are looking for a team player willing to learn and contribute positively within the team.

Role Responsibilities

• Assist with account sheet reconciliations. Ensuring supplier invoices and necessary invoice backups are well kept on D365, with issues resolved in a timely manner
• Joint Responsibility for processing UK supplier invoices and payment runs accurately, ensuring payment terms are met and invoices are correctly coded and authorised on D365
• Prepare UK supplier statement reconciliations on regular basis, research and correct discrepancies and liaise with internal and external stake holders to follow up on overdue invoices, maintaining notes on supplier records to enable tracking of invoices/queries
• Provide and arrange cover for own work when absent as necessary
• Provide cover for finance department as required

Skills and Experience Required Essential (E) or Desirable (D)


  • Excellent data entry skills, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. E
  • A good level of computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Excel E
  • Good communication - written and oral skills. E
  • Excellent problem-solving skills E
  • Experience working in a Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable / Accounts Assistant roles D
  • Experience processing high volumes of invoices. D
  • Dynamics 365 experience D
  • Part qualified (AAT, ACCA, CIMA, ACA) D

Personal Qualities Essential (E) or Desirable (D)

  • Team player E
  • Positive and proactive E
  • Result orientated E
  • Able to work under pressure E
  • Can see a big picture while keeping an eye on details E


  • Competitive salary
  • A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%
  • 28 days holidays pro rata (inc. bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday
  • A fantastic subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients
  • A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally
  • Excellent pension scheme