Purchase Ledger Team Leader

19 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
SF Recruitment are delighted to be working with our Client in Nottingham for a Purchase Ledger Team Leader working in a vibrant office environment.

Taking responsibility for a team of Purchase Ledger Assistants and reporting to the Purchase Ledger Manager you will:

- Leading the Accounts Payable team to ensure all work required is completed on time and accurately.
- Co-ordinate activities within the Accounts Payable team to ensure timely and accurate reporting of monthly and quarterly financial results.
- Organise the allocation of workload within the Purchase Ledger team, to ensure that work is allocated fairly, clearly understood as to what is required to be achieved with timescales (where applicable) and ensures that each member of the team maintains a broad range of knowledge.
- Ensure all invoices are registered on receipt and ensure that all invoices have the appropriate ledger code.
- Check invoiced expenditure has been incurred in accordance with the documented authorisation process and challenge deviations from protocol.
- Oversee the reconciliation of all supplier statements, and that appropriate actions are taken to ensure the ledger represents a true and fair position in relation to each ledger.
- Manage the accurate payment of suppliers for goods and services, in line with the agreed terms.
- Highlight new or changing risks within our supplier base.
- Ensure all records and relevant records are archived in line with agreed standards.
- Lead team of direct reports.
- The preparation of period-end AP reports.
- Any other task as may be deemed necessary from time to time by management.

Skills and Experiences:

- Previous experience in a similar role
- Commitment to getting the job done in a pro-active enthusiastic manner
- Strong Analytical Skills
- Excellent Communication skills both verbal and written
- Good Team Work
- Effective relationship-management skills
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
- The ability to maintain flexibility and a positive attitude in a demanding environment.

Due to the nature of this role, you will have had previous Purchase ledger experience in a high volume environment and will 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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