Purchase Ledger Manager

Posted 02 February 2024
Salary £30000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Purchase Ledger Manager | £30,000 - £38,000 | Preston + Hybrid | High-growth business | End-to-end exposure

Axon Moore has exclusively partnered with a high-growth business in their search for an experienced Purchase Ledger Manager able to take full ownership Accounts Payable function whilst leading a small team. As such, this fantastic opportunity is well suited to experienced Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger professionals who are looking to progress their careers whilst excelling in a busy and varied role.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Managing a small team of direct reports, providing direction, expertise and leadership
  • Review and process supplier invoices
  • Coordinate and execute timely payment runs
  • Identify opportunities to streamline and improve accounts payable processes
  • Raising purchase orders for multiple departments
  • Management of all suppliers including collation of payment runs in line with credit limits
  • Monitoring the accounts inbox and resolving queries
  • Maintain accurate records of all financial transactions related to the purchase ledger
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Monitoring expenses within the accounts payable function, identifying any cost-saving opportunities
  • Generating reports on accounts payable activities, aging reports, and cash flow projections for management
  • Assistance with internal and external audits
  • Maintaining a positive relationships with suppliers, addressing enquiries and resolving any discrepancies or issues
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Broad experience working as a Purchase Ledger Clerk (minimum 3 years)
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and time-keeping skills
  • High attention to detail and able to take ownership of their role
  • Good IT and MS Excel skills
  • Able to remain calm and professional when dealing with difficult situations
  • Hard-working with a can-do approach to work
“Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Jack Moss at 07432597035, jmoss@axonmoore.com or see our website at www.axonmoore.com.”