Finance/Purchasing Assistant

Finance Assistant

Tollerton, Nottingham

£20,000 Per Annum

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm


*Must have access to your own car due to location*

Our client is seeking an experienced candidate who can work in a busy finance office, you will be responsible for dealing with all aspects of suppliers' accounts. In particular - Managing the purchase order process, sourcing alternative products, checking ETA’s, updating department leaders on shortages, checking invoices.


  • Raising purchase orders in Sage

  • Getting purchase orders authorised and then subsequently placing the order with the supplier
  • Confirming delivery dates
  • Liaising directly with suppliers regarding pricing, terms, quotes, queries, issues etc
  • Expediting live orders to ensure delivery is on time, in full
  • Updating relevant managers on any order delays
  • Improving the purchase order system
  • Setting up and updating suppliers, pricing and stock codes as applicable
  • Sourcing new suppliers and alternative goods to achieve cost savings
  • Overseeing the purchase ledger and aiding with entering invoices and sorting queries
  • Checking invoices
  • Stock Control
  • Aiding the purchasing coordinator
  • General office admin, filing and other accounts related ad-hoc work


  • Previous Purchasing / Purchase Ledger experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Own transport due to location is ESSENTIAL
  • Sage systems experience
  • Good excel skills
  • Confident and professional manner
  • Well organised
  • Flexibility

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.