ScS Careers

Purchase Ledger & Banking Clerk


Job Details


Head Office - Finance

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

13/07/2022 11:00

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Purchase Ledger & Banking Clerk at ScS, one of the UK’s leading sofa, carpet specialists.  For over 100 years ScS have been providing customers with an excellent customer experience, selling beautiful products with outstanding value, quality and choice.

With around 2,000 team members contributing to the success of our company, ScS is a diverse and vibrant place to work. We understand that our people are key to creating a thriving business. We are recognised as ‘Excellent’ by Trustpilot, and are the only furniture and flooring retailer with over 260,000 Trustpilot reviews from our customers!

Your Role

Working in a team of 10 people in a high volume environment to ensure your assigned base of suppliers are paid accurately and within agreed terms, and in addition ensuring branch receipts are reconciled across our network of stores.

This Role will include:

  • Managing your own supplier base, ensure invoices are paid accurately and within agreed terms
  • Monthly supplier statements completed to a high quality alongside a list of actions to tidy the ledger (if applicable)
  • Invoice and credit note processing for both stock vendors (furniture/carpet purchase orders) and non-stock vendors (operating business expenses)
  • Proactively investigating and collaboratively working with contacts  on invoice queries to ensure suppliers are paid on the next payment run
  • Provide cover for daily import of branch receipts, reconciling with what stores have posted to the system for both cards and cash.
  • Proactively communicating with suppliers, Purchase Ledger Supervisor, head office budget holders, warehouse and store contacts, and building a strong rapport by providing a trusted service

Your qualities

You should have:

  • Accounts payable experience
  • Experience in high volume invoice environment
  • Experience working in a medium/large business
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player with excellent people and collaboration skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong priority setting/time management

Your benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Home/Office mix of work setting
  • Career Progression
  • Generous Staff Discounts on our beautiful Sofa, Carpets & Furniture range
  • Terrific discounts from major High Street retailers and holiday companies, gym membership discounts and much more.
  • Employee Assistance Programme(EAP)
  • Long service annual leave benefits
  • Share incentive plan (S.I.P)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance

Apply today… you’ll be in good company!