Ledgers and Treasury Manager

Posted 12 May 2022
Salary£30000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLouise Briggs
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Job description

An excellent permanent opportunity has arisen to join one of the North West’s most successful, award winning businesses as a Ledgers and Treasury Manager, based in Chester. 

Reporting to the Finance Manager your responsibilities are as follows: 

- Managing and supporting the Treasury and Purchase Ledger team to ensure all tasks are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
- Leading the Ledgers and Treasury team ensuring day to day issues are rectified efficiently and professionally.
- Ensuring the appropriate training is provided for the Ledgers and Treasury team.
- Providing support to others within the Finance Admin team during busy periods (ie month end, sickness and holidays)
- Leading on all tasks associated with Ledger & Treasury finance
- Managing the Ledger & Treasury team to ensure all deadlines met and workloads managed
- Completion of monthly 1-2-1 meetings and half yearly appraisals
- Completion of regular Ledger & Treasury team meetings and updates
- Providing relevant training to the Ledger & Treasury team
- Working with the team and alongside other departments to drive efficiencies and improve processes across the team and wider business.
- Supporting the Finance Manager to improve the efficiency of the accounts payable cycle e.g. Embedding new electronic PO/invoice system and educating the wider business about the purchasing process
- Understanding the accounting and workload impact of any new processes and working with the Finance Manager and wider business to implement.
- Understanding the accounting and workload impact of the integration of acquisitions and working alongside the Finance Manager, Finance Integration team, Finance Admin team and wider business to integrate efficiently.
- Working closely with the IT team to monitor IT development progress and reduce manual processes.
- Lead and take responsibility for the resolution of any issues raised by the team including liaising with other departments and external contacts to resolve issues pro-actively.
- Implementing recommendations arising from the internal audit review.
- Maintaining and updating process documentation across the team.
- Supporting external audit requests.
- Working with the existing team to provide the best experience to customers and suppliers.
- Support in producing the month end and year-end financial and management reports.
- Ensuring the Finance Admin team remains compliant with GDPR requirements.
- Working alongside the Financial Accountant to ensure compliant with Making Tax Digital requirements.
- Working alongside the Financial Accountant to ensure compliant with Payment Practices reporting.
- Other ad-hoc projects and duties as identified by the Finance Manager and Financial Controller. 

To be considered for this role, you will have the following experience: 

- Minimum AAT qualified (or equivalent)
- Experience working within a Finance/Accounts Department specifically within purchase ledger and treasury
- Experience managing a team
- Experience working with Excel
- Experience with cash flow reporting
- Experience with foreign currencies
- Ability to help develop and assist others
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to prioritise and organise workloads
- Attention to detail
- Friendly approach to all members of the organisation
- Highly self-motivated and proactive
- Professional approach and attitude
- Takes ownership
- Maintains focus under pressure
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrates a positive attitude
- Flexible/adaptable to change

Nice to have:
- Qualified or studying for ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent
- Experience with the production of reports
- Experience with other elements of finance administration
- Experience working with SAP
- Experience answering queries via telephone and email 

As well as a salary of up to £33,000 DOE, you will benefit from the option of Hybrid working and receive an outstanding benefits package including 33 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), an additional day off during the week of your birthday, an annual bonus scheme plus staff discounts and much more. Working hours will be Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm. Apply now for consideration.