Accounts Payable Clerk (stock)




Market Harborough



Closing Date:


About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Finance team at Joules’ Head Office in Market Harborough on a 12 Month Fixed Term contract.  This role reports to our Group Management Accountant and will join a Finance team of 34.

This Purchase Ledger role is fast paced and you will primarily be responsible for providing a high level of administrative support to the Stock Accountant, Stock Purchase Ledger and the wider Finance team. Additionally, you will liaise with key departments within Joules such as our Buying, Logistics and Merchandising teams.

Key Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Clerk are:

  • Checking pricing and quantities for stock invoices before logging onto system for payment
  • Liaising with the Buying department regarding price queries and proactively chase until resolved so that invoices are paid on time
  • Liaising with the Merchandise and Logistics departments regarding quantity discrepancies 
  • Setting up new suppliers on the system for Merchandisers to place Purchase Orders
  • Tracking deposits paid on stock Purchase Orders to ensure balance payments are made correctly
  • Reconciling purchase invoices and supplier statements
  • Running month end reports, and analysing aged creditors
  • Reporting trends in price discrepancies to the wider business
  • Ensuring relevant claims (such as stock shortages, non-compliance charges, airfreight and QC Claims) are deducted from supplier payments
  • Checking the correct amount of commission is paid to agents for relevant stock purchases

The Candidate

You will have exceptional communication and administrative skills and will enjoy working with numbers and have strong Excel skills. You will have great attention to detail and, crucially, you will have previous experience of working to tight deadlines. 


In return, we offer a competitive salary, a generous employee discount; clothing allowance; Save As You Earn scheme; life cover; health scheme; pension; annual leave of 31 days including bank holidays, paid employee volunteering day, on-site parking, and lots more! You will join a sociable and friendly Finance team and will receive fantastic support and development in order for you to maximise your potential within this wonderful company.

How to Apply

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to help grow the Joules brand and develop their Finance career. To apply, please click ‘Apply Now’ to upload your CV for our consideration