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Purchase Ledger Manager

Ref code: AZR99097094
Finance Transactional
£37k - 40k per year
Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England
Office Based

£40,000 P/A

SF Recruitment are delighted to be working with our Client in Nottingham for a Purchase Ledger Manager working in a vibrant office environment.

Taking responsibility for a team of 6 x Purchase Ledger Clerks and reporting to the Commercial Manager you will:

- Lead, mentor, support & motivate a team of Purchase Ledger Clerks to achieve their targets
- Carry out regular team appraisals, highlight any staff knowledge deficiencies & initiate ongoing training to team members if required
- Manage team workload, ensuring data is processed accurately & in a timely manner
- Management reporting of purchase ledger KPI's & analytics
- Closely monitor accounts to ensure cash flow is maximised with supplier accounts being paid to terms
- Review / manage new supplier applications & obtain approval
- Respond to & resolve complex matters that are escalated to you by the purchase ledger team
- Ensure the purchase ledger policy & payment cycle is being followed & upheld
- Ensure suppliers are paid to agreed terms & fully reconciled to statements monthly
- Instigate & lead projects that support developments & improvements within the purchase ledger function with a focus on digitalisation & control
- Communicate regularly & effectively with internal & external stakeholders to ensure all parties are kept up to date on relevant matters
- Reconcile month end accounts to Trial Balance & assist in the purchase ledger invoice accrual

Skills and Experiences:

- Previous Team management experience, 12 months minimum
- Previous purchase ledger experience including working with foreign currencies & multi-site / multi-entity environment
- Working understanding of VAT
- Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Excel
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels
- Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines

Due to the nature of this role, you will have had previous Purchase ledger and management experience alongside management experience in a high volume environment and will be confident in helping with training and dealing with any escalations. You will also have excellent communication skills and be happy to work in a job share scenario.

This is a full time permanent position offering free onsite parking.

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Alex Rowland
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