Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Brampton Recruitment
£28000 - £35000 per annum
06 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our highly prestigious client has a fantastic opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Supervisor to join them on a permanent basis. The role is working in a large corporate environment as part of a Finance Department of 30, in which you will be responsible for supervising a team of 2. The company is leader in their field with a global reputation, who through their innovation has experienced rapid growth and expansion.

Job Description:

As the Purchase Ledger Supervisor, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Responsible for supervising multiple Purchase Ledgers, with a total invoice volume of approximately 25000 per year.
  • Supervising the Purchase Ledger team, ensuring they maintain high levels of accuracy when entering the invoices onto the Purchase Ledger.
  • Responsible for the payment of supplier invoices in a timely manner, ensuring the necessary controls and checks are in place to eliminate duplicate processing and payments of supplier invoices.
  • Ensure the correct treatment of VAT on all invoices.
  • Management of the workload of Purchase Ledger Clerks, with an expectation that you will need to pitch in with invoice processing where necessary.
  • Responsible for processing and paying period Intercompany invoices.
  • Managing cash flow to ensure sufficient funds for weekly payment runs.
  • Consider Purchase Ledger procedures, and the streamlining of procedures
  • Regular review and reporting of the Aged Creditors report to ensure aged items and debit balances are kept to a minimum.
  • Reconciliation of nominal ledger control accounts for the purchase ledger.
  • First point of contact for supplier invoices.
  • Regular supplier reconciliations for major suppliers.
  • Reporting of Purchase Ledger KPIs, ensuring KPIs and targets are met.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum AAT Qualified
  • Previous Purchase Ledger experience is essential.
  • Excellent basic accounting knowledge essential (debits and credits) with experience of nominal ledger reconciliations.
  • Experience of supervising Purchase Ledger in a fast paced multi-currency, multi-entity company with a high volume and value of invoices.
  • Strong VAT experience essential
  • Demonstrable experience of driving process efficiencies and complex problem solving.
  • Strong Numeracy and Good Microsoft Excel knowledge.

This role would suit people who also have the following experience: Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Payable Supervisor, Purchase Ledger Manager, Purchase Ledger Team Leader, Accounts Payable Team Leader

Commutable from: Stoke on Trent, Burslem, Hanley, Fenton, Longton, Stone, Stafford, Congleton, Crewe, Sandbach, Kidsgrove, Talke, Leek.

Salary: Up to £35k per annum dependent on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, either 8.30am - 5.00pm or 9.00am - 5.30pm

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region

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