Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and hybrid working
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are recruiting an Accounts Payable Supervisor on behalf of a large, market leading business based in Middleton. The opportunity would be ideal for someone who’s established as a Supervisor or someone ready to move into more of a senior position with some good experience in a fast paced, hands on, end to end role.

The role will oversee a team of 2 Purchase Ledger Clerks and be responsible overall for 2 ledgers in the business. Systems are automated, so it is a case of making sure things run smoothly and no errors occur, as well as being responsible for month end activity; ensuring the numbers balance and the ledger is closed in a timely manner to enable to Finance Manager to proceed with their work.

Salary and benefits:

Salary – £30-35k DOE, bonus, hybrid working with flexibility in hours, 33 days holiday including banks, plus your birthday off and the ability to buy more holidays and accrue extra for length of service. Discounted gym membership, healthcare cash plan, Cycle to Work scheme, pension scheme.

Responsibilities include:
  • Management of all aspects of the Purchase Ledger, including but not limited to those noted below.
  • Monitor the Purchase Ledger generally; ensure no debit balances, chase up invoices/purchase orders that need approval as relevant and review old balances.
  • Ensure Purchase Ledger balances to nominal.
  • Review ledgers to ensure suppliers are being paid in a timely manner.
  • Review supplier statement reconciliations as relevant.
  • Resolve supplier invoice queries – either directly or via the relevant colleague.
  • Monthly reports for management accounts pack.
  • Supervise a team of two.
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Experience of Purchase Ledger for a minimum of three years.
  • Competent on Excel and willing/eager to learn new software.
  • Process improvement and/or systems implementation experience desirable
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable working to tight/short deadlines.
  • Able to plan and prioritise own work.
  • Work on own initiative.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Take on responsibilities outside of a traditional accounting role.
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore