Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerk (12 Month Maternity Cover)




Market Harborough



Closing Date:


About the role


Joules is a premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage. Our values of quality, Britishness, family values, colour and humour make Joules stand out from the crowd. A true multi-channel lifestyle brand, Joules carefully designs clothing, footwear and accessories as well as an expanding range of homewares, and toiletries, with personality to match those of its customers’ colourful outlook!

In the past year, Joules has grown from a privately owned business to a successful PLC, and our strategy is to continue to roll-out stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland; grow international business; and expand the product range available to our customers. In 2016, we were proud winners of The Drapers’ ‘Mainstream Brand of the Year Award.

Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerk

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Stock Accounts Payable (Purchase Ledger) Clerk to join our successful Finance department for a 12-month Maternity Cover contract based at our Head Office in Market Harborough. This is within commutable distance from Leicester, Coventry, Corby and Northampton.

The Stock Accounts Payable Clerk will play an important role within Joules over the coming months as we migrate over to Microsoft Dynamics AX, continue our store roll out in the U.K and Republic of Ireland, and focus on developing the Joules proposition in North America and Germany.

The Stock Accounts Payable Clerk will work closely with our Buying, Merchandising and Supply Chain teams regarding price queries and quantity discrepancies. You will be responsible for Reconcile Supplier Statements and will reconcile Purchase invoice with goods receipt. You will check Joules have paid the correct amount of import duty and VAT on stock movements and you will run month end reports and analyse aged creditors. Your role will be to provide administrative support to the Finance team for purchase ledger and any other ad-hoc duties.

The candidate

To be considered for this job, you will have prior experience in a Stock Payable role and will have experience working in a fast paced environment. You will have superb 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, as our Stock Accounts Payable Clerk at Joules, you will receive fantastic support and development in order for you to maximise your potential within this wonderful company. In addition, you will be entitled to a 50% Employee discount; a generous Clothing Allowance; Life Cover; Health Scheme; Pension; 23 days Annual Leave,  an additional Family Day allowance and lots more!

How to Apply

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to help grow the Joules brand and develop their Stock Accounts Payable career. If this sounds like you, please click ‘APPLY NOW’ to submit your CV for our immediate consideration.