Finance Assistant (part-time)
Closing Date: 17th September 2021
Contract: Part time
Hours: Full-time (27.5 hours a week)
Salary: up to £23k per annum (pro-rata)
Are you a Finance Assistant with experience in purchase ledger and sales ledger and looking for a part-time role? Do you aspire to work for a purposeful, sustainable, and growing ethical business? Based in our inspiring Bristol head office, our Finance Assistant role is a fixed-term contract position for 12-months, working part-time Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm (27.5 hours per week), with a competitive salary of up to £ 23,000 per annum (pro-rata) and a benefits package designed to nurture your wellbeing and personal development.
About the opportunity
Working as part of our friendly finance team you’ll support the day-to-day smooth running of the purchase and sales ledgers. You’ll ensure that supplier invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner and in accordance with payment terms. You’ll set up new suppliers and customer accounts, create and send sales invoices to customers, reconcile supplier statements, enter and allocate customer payment receipts, manage customer orders on hold, and help with credit control. Taking payments over the phone and maintaining the Accounts email inbox, you’ll build effective relationships on the phone and via email with customers and suppliers. You’ll also process employee expenses and reconcile credit card statements for people at Pukka.
The right qualities and values are more important to us than qualifications, so whether you are straight out of uni or have significant previous experience in similar roles, we are looking for you to be self- motivated, proactive, and take pride in the quality and accuracy of your work. You’ll be AAT part or fully qualified, or have equivalent experience. Comfortable using Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, you’ll also have some experience of using ERP systems. You’ll have great communication skills and excellent attention to detail. You’ll have worked in a fast-paced environment where you’ve honed your ability to work to deadlines and have experience and the ability to prioritise your workload effectively. With a flexible approach to work and change you’ll approach problems with a positive attitude and be able to change gear quickly as events demand. An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, you’ll have a friendly and professional email etiquette and phone manner and have a passion for delivering exceptional customer service to our suppliers and customers. You’ll be a team player, self-motivated and proactive, and able to take the initiative. If you are to be our Finance Assistant, you’ll be passionate about contributing to a purpose-led mission – everything you do is designed to inspire people to nurture healthier, happier lives through powerful organic plants.
About Pukka Herbs
Pukka Herbs harnesses the incredible power of nature through its award-winning organic and ethically sourced herbal teas and 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 Pukka’s teas are certified Fair for Life, one of the highest independent fair trade standards in the world and many of its teas use FairWild herbs. Pukka is a B-Corporation, signifying its ongoing commitment to put people and planet ahead of profits. And over one percent of its sales are given to environmental causes around the world every year through 1% for the Planet.
How 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 below and attach your CV, your written answers to the four questions below, and submit your responses to the two written or video questions.
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Pukka supports, facilitates and promotes equality of opportunity and a culture which celebrates diversity and inclusion. The diversity of our people is important for Pukka and we value and celebrate individual differences.