Careers at Thompson Aero

Purchase Ledger Assistant


Thompson Aero Seating Limited is a highly successful local company which designs & manufactures business-class seats for the global aviation industry.  It has experienced significant growth in recent years and due to expected strong continued growth is seeking to appoint a Purchase Ledger Assistant to take up a new position reporting to the Purchase Ledger Coordinator.


  • Assist with processing of purchase invoices through system-led matching to approved purchase orders and goods received notes.
  • Checking accuracy of invoices and following up any queries with/by suppliers.
  • Work closely with the procurement team to ensure timely resolution of Purchase Order / Invoice discrepancies.
  • Filing of invoices and other finance paperwork.
  • Reconciling supplier statements.
  • Preparing draft supplier payment runs.
  • Working with finance team to drive continuous improvement and to support business growth.
  • Liaising with external auditors to support annual statutory accounts process.
  • Support of other finance processes as required.

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, you will be expected to perform varying tasks as required by your line manager & the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Experience & skills

  • Strong organisational ability.
  • Able to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative when required.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Educated to GCSE Level, Grades A*-C, or equivalent (including Maths & English)


  • Experience of use of purchase ledger accounting systems would be desirable.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a Purchase Ledger environment

How to Apply:

Completed applications can be submitted to

Closing Date:

Friday 21st December 2018

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunities employer

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