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Finance Assistant

  • Location: Bristol

  • Contract: Fixed Term contract

  • Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours a week)

  • Salary: up to £26,000 per annum depending on the experience

  • Blended Working

  • Closing Date: 15th Nov 2022

Are you a Finance Assistant with experience in purchase ledger and looking for a new role? Do you aspire to work for a purposeful, sustainable, and growing ethical business? Based in our inspiring Bristol head office and reporting to our Finance Manager, we’re looking for someone to join us on an interim contract for 6-9 months. This full-time role offers a competitive salary of up to £ 26,000 per annum 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 ledger. 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, reconcile supplier statements, report on purchase ledger KPIs and ensure internal controls are embedded in our processes. Taking payments over the phone and maintaining the Accounts email inbox, you’ll build effective relationships on the phone and via email with suppliers, customers and Pukka people.

About you

The right qualities and values are more important to us than qualifications, so we are looking for an individual ideally with experience in a similar role. You’ll be a team player, self-motivated, proactive and one who takes pride in the quality and accuracy of their work. 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.

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 Fair Wild 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 and your answers to the four questions below.

Your written submission:

Tell us more about you. How do you focus to get the right things done? In what ways do you show compassion and care? What change have you made which has taken courage?

Your video OR written submission:

What inspires you about working at Pukka? What excites you about this job role? 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.

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