Finance Assistant

Posted 6 April by Pukka Herbs Ltd.

Do you have experience of working at a varied finance assistant level within purchase ledger and sales ledger? Do you aspire to work for a purposeful, sustainable and growing ethical business?

We're Pukka Herbs and we're on a mission to change the world through a purpose-led vision of bringing health and wellbeing to millions. We're looking for a super accurate Finance Assistant to join our fun, fast-paced world.

About the opportunity

Working as part of our friendly finance team you'll support the smooth running of the purchase and sales ledgers. You'll ensure that purchase invoices are processed and paid in accordance to payment terms and sales invoices are raised and cash collected. In this varied role you'll process supplier invoices and employee expenses. You'll set up new suppliers and customers, support the business with the creation of purchase requisitions, purchase orders and good receipt notes, ensuring that all invoices have a receipted purchase order. You'll have the opportunity to build effective relationships on the phone and via email with customers, suppliers and face to face with people at Pukka.

Based in our new office in Keynsham this is a permanent full-time role. We offer a competitive salary of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum, depending on your experience and skills, alongside a benefits package that is designed to nurture your wellbeing and personal development.

About you

You'll have demonstrable experience working within a Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger function and have GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above. Comfortable using Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. You'll have great numeracy skills and written skills, and have high level of attention to detail and a passion for accuracy. Confident communication skills are needed as you will be speaking with suppliers and customers.

You'll understand the importance of working to deadlines, and have experience and the ability to prioritise your workload effectively. You will be committed to your own continuous personal development, be a team player and enjoy problem solving. You'll be able to deal with and adapt to change, and enjoy working in an environment that is fast-paced.

You'll embrace Pukka's vision to connect people, plants and the planet and be capable of putting every effort into delivering results that enable us to make a difference.

About Pukka Herbs

We create delicious teas and incredible wellbeing supplements that take people on a journey of discovery to a healthier, happier life, benefiting people, plants and the planet. We harness the incredible power of nature through our award-winning organic and ethically sourced herbal teas and food supplements. Founded in 2001 by Tim Westwell and herbalist, Sebastian Pole, Pukka's mission is to create a world where plants play a central role in human health and wellbeing.

Pukka is a beacon for sustainable and ethical business. All our teas are Fair for Life, one of the highest independent fair trade standards in the world and many of our teas use FairWild herbs. We're a B-Company signifying our ongoing commitment to put people and planet ahead of profits. And over 1% of every sale is given to environmental causes around the world through 1% For the Planet.

To apply

If you're intrigued and excited by what you've read so far, let's see if you have what it takes to thrive at Pukka. To apply please use the link, you'll be taken through to our online application form and asked to submit your CV and provide your answers to our four questions.

Who are you?
How do you relate to others?
Heart or head?
Describe your energy

Closing date - 19th April 2018

Required skills

  • sales ledger
  • purchase ledger
  • finance assistant
  • accounts assistant

Reference: 34842745

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