Ledger Manager

Posted 03 January 2024
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLouise Matthews

Job description

Axon Moore have an exciting opportunity for a Ledger Manager to join a successful and well-established Services Business based close to Warrington. 

Reporting to their Finance Manager, you will have responsibility for ensuring timely and accurate completion of ledger activities and day to day management for a team of 7. The role requires routine
collaboration within the finance team, management teams across multiple UK sites, finance staff across the
group and some interaction with external suppliers, customers and auditors.

Your responsibilities will be as follows:-

  • Oversee all Ledger Team areas of responsibility including; purchase ledger process from the invoice being registered to suppliers being paid. Sales ledger process, ensuring customers are billed and queries answered on a timely basis. Credit control process including non-payment follow on activities. Cashbook processes and banking submissions. Expenses and credit card processing
  • Ensure accurate ledgers in support of group reporting requirements including liaison with business leads, support functions and Management Accountants to resolve emergent issues.
  • Support to management accountants for preparation of accurate short-term cash and liquidity forecasts
  • Embed processes for management of Penalty Charges
  • Preparation of VAT return submissions within Group deadlines,
  • Day to day staff management activities of the ledger team including performance reviews, absence management, development support, holiday approvals and approved recruitment
  • Lead audit responses in relation to queries for areas of responsibility
  • Provide a point of escalation for all activities within the team remit
  • Process development and improvement projects impacting Ledger activities
  • Ad hoc project work
Skills required 
  • Practical experience of purchase and sales ledger processes including credit control.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong excel skills to manipulate data to and from multiple formats
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good Problem- solving ability
  • Self-Organised
  • Flexibility to respond to changing and emergent priorities

This is a fantastic permanent opportunity where you will play a key part within a friendly, hardworking team. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary of £35,000 - £40,000 DOE and will also benefit from 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), plus other benefits. Apply now for immediate consideration.