Purchase Ledger and Stock Clerk

£19,240 – £20,202 a year – Full-time, Permanent
Forest Sofa Ltd is a well-established and growing UK upholstery manufacturer looking for a confident, experienced person to join our Finance team.


Purchase Ledger

-Inputting and processing purchase invoices and credit notes for materials and overheads

-Matching invoices to delivery notes and purchase orders

-Matching credit notes to signed returns notes, chasing suppliers for credit notes

-Dealing with supplier queries to a successful conclusion

-Raising debit notes to suppliers when instructed by the sales department

-Reconciling supplier statements to the accounting package and liaising with the supplier if there are any discrepancies

-Monitoring carrier charges, ensuring that the carrier invoices are for the correct value and processing for payment, and dealing with any overcharges

-Processing one off and weekly supplier payment through the accounts package and importing into the bank, ready for authorisation

Other ad-hoc duties

Stock Control

-Notifying suppliers of any discrepancies with deliveries and placing the corresponding invoice on hold.

-Booking in stock orders using Sage200

-Updating supplier price increases in stock control and maintaining a record of the prices which have been increased

-Creating stock codes

-Raising purchase orders as and when required.


-Minimum 3 years in a similar role

-Sage 200 experience

-Microsoft Office – Advanced in Excel

-Numerical and Analytical

-Excellent attention to detail

-Excellent verbal and written communication

-Problem solving and able to use own initiative

Reporting to:    Managing Director

Site Location: Newbury House, Salford M6 6PD

Hours of work : 37 hours per week

Monday – Thursday  ( 8:30am – 5pm )

Friday (8:30am – 1:30pm)

Salary: £19,240 – £20,202

• Cycle to work scheme
• On-site parking

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Nick (info@forestsofa.co.uk) with your name and reference PURCHASELEDGER in the subject line.

Start Date: This vacancy is available for immediate start.