Full Time Permanent Role

The Company

PBShop is a 100% owned subsidiary of Paperbackshop.Co.UK Limited. The role responsibilities include all Group companies. PBShop recently moved into employee ownership and is entering a new and exciting period of growth and development.

The Group is engaged in selling books in both retail and wholesale markets across the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Process transactions (purchases, sales, bank) in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Download and post market place (e.g. Amazon) transactions.
  • Claims management

Key Tasks

  • Reconcile supplier statements to EDI invoices and post to purchase ledger. Investigate and resolve discrepancies by liaison with supplier and PBS IT team.
  • Post overhead and other non-book invoices to Sage.
  • Review and import sales invoices and credit notes into Sage.
  • Download and post bank payments and receipts to excel and Sage, including allocation of receipts to invoices.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation.
  • Maintain petty cash
  • Take credit card receipts and post to ledgers.
  • Download Amazon transactions on a daily basis and post to Sage.
  • Follow up and resolve supplier responses to claims.
  • Perform credit control function on supplier claims.
  • Maintain accounts e mail inbox.
  • Support other departments (typically Customer Care) where required.

Skills & Experience

  • AAT studier or qualified by experience
  • Worked in a similar finance transactional role



  • Ability to prioritise work to achieve deadlines
  • Attention to detail


  • Advanced level MS Excel
  • Sage line 50 experience


  • Positive attitude to work – approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective communicator– clearly conveys information and ideas.
  • Professional –Maintains a professional approach to responsibilities and tasks.
  • Team player – actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others.
  • Resilient – functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a professional manner.
  • Open to change – receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

If you have a desire to join a fast paced company that looks to recognise and reward great work and be part of our future, please apply sending a covering letter and CV to Philip Woolley, Financial Director (pwoolley@paperbackshop.co.uk)