Post office services are available instore at Radstock, Chilcompton & Frome

Temporary Part-time Purchase Ledger Clerk

Hourly rate: Up to £8.50


  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday


Hours: 22.5 Per week

Location: Radstock - Head Office

(working schedules are non-contractual and are subject to change according to the needs of the business)

Job Overview

We are looking for a part time Purchase Ledger Clerk to work 22.5 hours over 5 days in this busy head office function.  This role is expected to last for six months.

You will support the Finance Manager with the accurate and timely maintenance of a complete set of financial accounts and perform a variety of other administrative tasks to support the Finance team.

You will need to be a team player, with good communication skills both written and spoken and be willing to undertake a variety of administrative duties. You will be numerate with good keyboard skills and be familiar with Outlook, Excel and Word. 

Duties will include some or all of the following:

  • Assist the Head Office team by being first point of call for the telephone, door bell and processing post in and out of the office.
  • Ensure all purchase orders/delivery notes are matched accurately, and are appropriately authorised before passing for payment.
  • Data input, scanning and filing of invoices and delivery notes.
  • To be a contact for suppliers, dealing with queries by telephone to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Periodical reconciliation of supplier statements and timely resolution of queries.
  • Assist with month end close.
  • To cover for other purchase ledger staff during absences.
  • General administration including post, stationery ordering, photocopying, archiving, telephone handling, email etc

We offer a contributory pension scheme, death in service benefit, staff discounts (after 13 weeks), 30  days pro-rata holiday entitlement initially (inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays), with additional days based on service, health cash plan subject to eligibility, staff uniform plus usual other benefits. 

Application details/Closing date

If you are interested please email your C.V or download an application form by clicking HERE and send to quoting the relevant Job Ref No. Alternatively, you can hand in your completed application form to the store manager. If you have not received a response by the closing date you can assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest in working for Radstock Co-operative Society.