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Purchase Ledger Administrator

Situated in a rural location in Suffolk, Stokes Sauces is a manufacturer of a range of quality sauces, mayonnaises and condiments. 

An experienced Purchase Ledger Administrator is now required to take responsibility for administering our Purchase Ledger.   

Key duties are:

  • To process purchase invoices received, matching to purchase orders and ensuring correct GL coding.
  • To prepare payment runs and generate online bacs payments for authorisation.
  • To resolve queries with suppliers and internal personnel.
  • To assist in maintaining effective records and controls of all prepayments for goods not yet delivered and for credit notes expected.
  • To assist in setting up and maintaining all direct debit payments.
  • To enter all non-sales ledger items onto the bank account and reconcile daily.
  • To assist with the effective storage and archiving of Company documents.
  • To be responsible for the accuracy of work carried out.
  • To ensure that set timescales / deadlines are met.
  • To operate in accordance with the Company’s Quality System and Codes of Practice to ensure that all relevant documentation complies with these systems/schemes.

Other duties to be undertaken at the request of the Finance Director comprise of a variety of accounts tasks including submitting VAT returns, EU sales reports and Intrastat analysing and posting petty cash payments and receipts.

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-organised candidate with strong Excel skills and relevant experience of Accounts Payable.  The successful candidate will have the ability to multi-task be self-disciplined with the ability to work to deadlines and have a keen eye for detail.  They will also have excellent communication skills being able to effectively liaise with clients and internal staff.

Hours: 25 hours per week

Salary: £11.50 per hour

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FIELD SALES - Convenience Stores & Gifting

**This is a field-based role and we are accepting applications from across the UK. However, attending our offices in Suffolk is mandatory at least once a month and as requested.***

Stokes Sauces are a manufacturer of high-end sauces always aiming to be best in class in quality, and most importantly taste, making everything ourselves and using only the very best ingredients.

The Stokes Brand reaches into both Food Service and Retail sectors across the UK as well as several key export markets.

We're looking to recruit to our wonderful team of people a sales person of skill. This person will need to have a sense of humour because life is meant to be fun - most of the time. They will need to fit into our Stokes DNA of kindness, diligence and building trust. We would also like to know that we are bringing on board someone who can help make our boat go faster.

Attributes should include: honesty, good presentation and a full driving licence. You should be a good listener, kind motivated and have a certain amount of grit.

Whilst this is not an office based role, attending our offices in Suffolk is mandatory at least once a month and as requested. Proven sales experience is essential.

Package £45K to £50K per annum depending on experience plus Health Insurance, Pension, Car and Life Insurance (4x salary). After successful first six months we will also look at a performance related bonus.

If you are interested in getting off the corporate ladder and joining an independent dynamic team of talented people, we would like to hear from you!

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Warehouse Operative

A full-time Warehouse Operative is required to join our Warehouse Team.  The role includes receipt of goods into store, storing raw materials, putting away finished goods, rotating stock, carrying out stock checks, picking, packing and loading orders and completing all paperwork associated with these tasks on time and in line with quality procedures.   
Working as part of a small team the ideal applicant will have warehousing experience and be able to work accurately to tight deadlines.  A fork lift licence is essential (counterbalance and bendi-truck) and some experience of computers is desirable.
You must be self-motivated, an excellent communicator and be able to meet our stringent standards of quality and hygiene.  Other essential attributes are a meticulous attention to detail, integrity and reliability.  Being based in a rural location having your own transport is essential.
Hours of Work:  37½ hours per week.
Shifts:  05:45 am to 2:00 pm, 1:45 pm to 10:00 pm and 08:30 am to 5:00 pm.  You must also be prepared to work nights:  21:45 pm to 06:00 am as and when required.
Pay:  £9.25 per hour.
To apply click here