Purchase Ledger Team Leader

5 days left

Recruiter
Paul Mitchell Associates
Location
Leicestershire, Leicester, England
Salary
£18000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
30 Nov 2016
Closes
14 Dec 2016
Ref
9609
Contact
Leicestershire Jobs
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, based in Leicester is looking to recruit an experienced Purchase Ledger Team Leader to join their centrally based offices on permanent basis.

You will be an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk and ideally possess previous/current experience of supervising a Purchase Ledger Team.


ROLE PURPOSE
Effectively manage a team of Purchase Ledger Clerks ensuring correct and timely processing of all scheduled tasks. You will be responsible for ensuring that the day to day workloads are managed within a timely manner by way of managing performance from target setting to achievement.
You will also be responsible for ensuring that documents are expedited around the business fully maximising trading terms. Give support to the Purchase Ledger Supervisor in ensuring the strategic advantage is achieved by providing an industry leading accounts payable infrastructure. With this role the business will be capable of supporting and developing other indirectly related projects more efficiently and cost effectively.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1. Manage day to day workload, by setting expectation through targets
2. Ensure documents received in the department are processed in a timely manner ready for payment
3. Produce daily, weekly and month reports for management
4. Payments forecasting and reconciliation of reports as well as month end reports
5. Effectively lead, motivate and where necessary train team members.
6. Maximise Opportunities for skill development and motivation.
7. Set monthly goals and objectives and ensure department meets productivity standards.
8. Manage difficult and emotional situations.
9. Ensure sufficient investigation notes relating to poor performance, disciplinary or behavioural matters are recorded and documented in line with company practice.
10. Delegation of work assignments matching the responsibility to the person.
11. During holiday and sickness reorganise work load to ensure that team targets are achieved.
12. Manage any purchase ledger accounts where deemed necessary.
13. Escalate any issues/problems to the supervisor when necessary.
14. Absenteeism/holiday recording
15. Observe health & safety procedures.
16. Participate in company meetings and training sessions.
17. Any ad-hoc requirements.

You will possess excellent communication and systems skills and be proactive in your approach.
In return, my client offers an excellent working environment with a household name.
For further information, please contact us on 01162549404.

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