Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary £30000 - £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 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.

Salary and benefits:

Salary £30-35k DOE, bonus, 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, health-care 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 two years.
  • Competent on Excel and willing/eager to learn new software.
  • 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.
  • Process improvement and/or systems implementation experience desirable.
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore