Purchase Ledger Manager

Page Personnel Finance
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Newmarket, my client is a successful Retail business and one of the biggest in the world. They have a superb track record for consistently achieving growth within the company and are now looking for an Purchase Ledger Manager to lead a team of PL Clerks and help continue that growth throughout the company.

If you are someone who has vast accounts payable experience and loves managing a team as well as helping to run an PL department, than this is the ideal job for you.

Client Details

My client has been in the Retail industry over 20 years now and has already established themselves and one of the global leaders in their market. With employee numbers in the tens of thousands, they are rapidly growing as a company and look to continue that growth going into 2017.

With their main office based in England, they also have sights across the America, Middle East and South Asia, with plans to expand beyond that.

The role of a Purchase Ledger Manager within this company is crucial as they will be responsible for maintaining the company's customer ledger.


A number of key duties involved as a Purchase Ledger Manager include:

  • Managing a team of sufficient purchase ledger clerks.

  • Running daily and weekly paid lists for clients and processing BACS and cheque payments on various computer systems.

  • Reconciling weekly paid lists.

  • Ensure your team implement and run new daily and weekly paid lists for new clients, processing BACS and cheque payments on various computer systems.

  • Assist with processing client refunds.

  • Monitoring and maintaining the purchase ledger.

  • To work with in-house departments & regional offices to resolve any queries in the accounts.


A number of the key attributes needed in the role include:

  • Current/previous management experience.
  • Vast experience in Purchase Ledger.
  • Strong numeracy skills with attention to detail.
  • Resilient with excellent telephone manner.
  • Team player with excellent communicator at all levels
  • Ability to work to targets and deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Intermediate to Advanced excel skills.

Job Offer

Excellent competitive salary, chance to manage a growing accounts payable team, taking on greater and more challenging responsibilities, free on site parking, pension scheme.