Purchase Ledger Assistant

Fred Perry
London (Central), London (Greater)
01 Nov 2022
01 Dec 2022

Triple Wimbledon champion Fred Perry founded his brand in 1952. He was the son of a cotton spinner, who played and fought his way through, always with style – and despite the establishment. Today, Fred Perry is a global community of over 370 employees, all inspired by the Laurel Wreath and what it represents


You will proactively manage supplier accounts in the best interest of business and process a high volume of invoices and credit notes with speed and accuracy. You will maintain a good and regular communication with teams across the business to meet deadlines and resolve queries.


  • Processing overhead Invoices/Credit notes to the correct Supplier account
  • Processing invoices into the correct P&L nominals with accurate detail for the Management Accountant to report appropriately
  • Processing invoices into the correct BS nominals with accurate detail for the Accountants Assistant to manage appropriately
  • Processing invoice VAT to the relevant tax control account to ensure VAT returns can be completed correctly
  • Updating departmental trackers with latest invoices received and chasing authorisation
  • Updating Accounting Systems with approved invoices in preparation for the next payment run
  • Sending Remittances to suppliers after each payment has been approved on the bank
  • Liaising with Accounts Assistants to ensure payments have been recognised in the bank nominals and relevant supplier account
  • Producing Accrual sheet for invoices that have been received but not yet approved
  • Process Customer and Accounts Receivable Refunds


  • Previous experience working within purchase ledger essential.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Reliable, self-disciplined, speed and accuracy essential.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to build up relationships internally and externally.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines.
  • Good aptitude for Excel – V Look Ups and Pivot Tables would be an advantage


We actively encourage our teams to have a good work/life balance and so we are pleased to offer flexible working shifts at Fred Perry HQ. Our core shift hours are from 10am – 4.30pm and so employees can choose to start and finish early, or start and finish late. (i.e. work 8:00am-4:30pm, or 10:00am-6:30pm etc). We also have 30-minute early finish on Fridays.

As we continue to work in a more flexible way, the Head Office acts a brand hub, where we can all connect and collaborate with one another. This role is a mix of office based (London) and remote working. We will expect the employee to come into the office regularly for face-to-face meetings and to work alongside their team on collaborative projects.


We are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to all our staff, and continue to reassess what our community needs from us to thrive. We don’t want to be a good company to work for, we want to be a great one. Here are some things we currently offer:

  • Annual performance-related bonus
  • Competitive salary, reviewed every year
  • Generous staff discount and regular sample sales
  • Generous pension scheme with 8.5% company contribution
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days holiday annually
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual Birthday vouchers
  • Regular opportunities to attend gigs / events

We actively welcome applications from people of all different backgrounds. Your CV will be submitted to hiring managers with all personal details hidden to ensure anonymity.

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