Purchase Ledger Supervisor

England, Northamptonshire, Thrapston
£25000.0 - £30000.0 per annum + £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
27 Jun 2024
25 Jul 2024
Jacquelyn Jones
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
Our client is a growing SME in the media production and retail sector. They have been established for over twenty years, and have grown well over that period of time, becoming highly reputable in their specialist field.

Your new role
They are looking to appoint an experienced accounts payable lead to supervise the purchase ledger process, ensuring timely invoice payments and resolving any queries. Responsibilities will include:

  • Process invoices promptly and ensure timely payments.
  • Resolve any invoice-related queries.
  • Manage a Purchase Ledger Assistant, providing regular 1-2-1s and training.
  • Collaborate with team members to balance workloads and cross-train staff.
  • Maintain the smooth operation of the AP inbox.
  • Handle incoming invoices, purchase orders, batches, and recharges.
  • Verify supplier invoices and address queries.
  • Run weekly and monthly Bacs payments, including foreign transactions.
  • Reconcile supplier statements.
  • Issue credit notes for returned stock.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and internal buyers on payments and enquiries.
  • Manage company expenses, including petty cash.
  • Prepare Accounts Payable Ledger reconciliation for year-end.

What you'll need to succeed
As an ideal candidate, you will bring several years of demonstrable experience in purchase ledger maintenance, have experience in staff management, and possess excellent IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office. Your organisational abilities allow you to effectively prioritise and manage a busy workload. Familiarity with Business Central or Navision is advantageous, and your keen attention to detail ensures accuracy. You collaborate well within a team, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and handle high-volume tasks with ease. Additionally, you thrive under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

What you'll get in return
As well as working in an exciting industry, you would be part of a collaborative, positive team with a business that offers a rewarding benefits package.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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