Welcome to our world. We are PrettyLittleThing; the brand taking over your social media feeds with our next-level aesthetic that’ll have you double tapping. We believe style should be accessible to all, whatever your budget, as we deliver product inspired from the catwalk and the coolest muses of the moment. 

We are more than just a brand. We aim to inspire confidence in our customers when it comes to how they dress and present themselves to the world, endeavouring to build a community of #EveryBODYinPLT. A movement towards body positivity, equality and all round feeling yo’self regardless of body type, race or gender. We're gearing up for an exciting journey ahead as we expand into the US, allowing us to distribute our products more efficiently across all 50 states. With our sights set on further territories in Europe, 2024 promises to be a monumental year for PrettyLittleThing. Join us as we embark on this thrilling adventure – your presence is essential to our success!

We are seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk with full working knowledge of Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger functions. A dedicated individual with the ability to excel in a busy and demanding role. Able to adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities in line with business needs.

Your Team

The purchase ledger team are the largest team within the Finance function and have a great structure offering lots of progress opportunities; The team is made up of Admin Assistants, Clerks, Senior Clerks and Supervisors lead by the PL Manager.

In the last 12 months the team have integrated multiple new software packages to support the team and the business including an AI driven invoice processing system.

Daily reporting of this role is to the Stock Supervisor. The stock team has Clerks and Senior Clerks, each person is assigned a portfolio of suppliers to manage end to end.

What you'll be doing

  • You will be responsible for processing invoices through to payment and everything in between; resolving all queries including price and quantity discrepancies, creating appropriate documentation for suppliers using Sage 200 and our invoice processing system, manual payments outside of out payment runs etc.
  • We complete multiple multi currency, multi ledger payment runs per week so it’s essential that our ledgers are constantly up to date. Frequent reconciliation of your supplier base is key. You will be supported in monthly meetings with your supervisor.
  • Our stock PL Clerks have full ownership of their own selection of suppliers and are expected to build strong relationships with their external and internal contacts in order to provide the best service to their suppliers and the business.
  • The goal of the PL team is to pay all invoices on time so excellent time management and communication skills are essential to keeping the business running as efficiently as possible. Delays in payments have real time effects on PLT and the suppliers so we need to keep up with the pace every day.

What you can bring

  • A minimum of two years in a similar role within an accounts payable team.
  • Understanding of dealing with a warehouse handling high volume deliveries.
  • Experience with invoice processing software, Excel and Microsoft office packages.
  • A history of building strong relationships with your supplier base.
  • Dealing with FOB and non-DDP incoterm suppliers would be advantageous but not essential.

Working with us

To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It’s relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty – you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We’re always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles.

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays  
  • Discretionary bonus scheme 
  • 5% employer pension contribution  
  • Company share scheme  
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Late start, early Friday finish  
  • 4 x life assurance  
  • Free parking  
  • Free gym membership and classes on a daily basis including yoga, PT classes and sound relaxation 
  • Employee assistance programme including 24-hour confidential helpline  
  • 40% discount across 8 brands, 20% discount on Debenhams  
  • Discount portal  
  • Learning and development support and opportunities both internally and externally  
  • Payday drinks monthly and ad hoc events throughout the year  
  • As well as the great perks and benefits listed above upon joining you will also have access to several flexible benefits on our Reward Platform “Beyond” such as cycle to work, healthcare cash plan and technology loans  

What to expect from here:

If you do think you have what it takes - Please apply and if successful you will be asked to:

  1. Meet with our Talent Partner to go through your experience and what you could bring to the business over a 30 mins call.
  2. If we are right for you and you are right for us then you will be invited to take part in a meeting with our purchase ledger supervisor to learn more about the team and what to expect
  3. If all goes well from this initial meeting, then we will ask for you to meet with the purchase ledger supervisor and team lead
  4. If we like what we see, we will bring you onboard