Senior Purchase Ledger Analyst - Remote (NW)

Posted 22 November 2022
Salary £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits and remote working
LocationManchester
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceHB36877SPL
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

The Company

Axon Moore are exclusively recruiting a Senior Purchase Ledger Analyst for a PE backed, rapidly growing and highly ambitious business based in the North-West of England. The business started trading mid-2022 and have already achieved £2m in revenue. They are working with a number of businesses and look to grow their portfolio of clients substantially. This is an extremely exciting time to join the business as they grow and they can deliver progression and development as required.

About the Role 

The Senior Purchase Ledger Analyst will manage the purchase ledger function for the business, working alongside an external bookkeeper, with a view to eventually bringing this inhouse. The process is very Excel based and there is a keen eye for detail required for this role as invoices will need reconciling to ensure the costs charged are at the agreed rates. You will work very closely with the Senior Sales Ledger Analyst and the Management Accountant to then report on gross margin for the FC.

Salary & Benefits – £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience, 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, pension. The role is 100% remote working and will mostly remain this way with a monthly visit required to meet with the team. Please note that applicants should have a North West location as they will eventually open an office in Greater Manchester.

Main Duties
  • Ensure all invoices are charged accurately and according to rates agreed with suppliers. Some can be complicated and require high levels of diligence and accuracy
  • Resolve any queries with suppliers in a timely manner
  • Prepare the suggested payment run each week/month
  • Send out remittances and resolve any issues with suppliers
  • Proactively enhance the PL function and system where issues arise
  • Work with the finance team to drive best practice and improve processes
  • Report to the FC gross margin in collaboration with the Senior Sales Ledger Analyst and the Management Accountant
  • Be involved in development projects to improve the finance function
  • Help on board new suppliers
  • Support the department growth as the business grows
Person specification
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role in Purchase Ledger
  • Experience with international transactions and multi-currency would be highly beneficial
  • Experience in Logistics/Fashion/Retail sectors would be highly beneficial
  • Computer literate, ideally with experience on MS Dynamics
  • Intermediate Excel (Pivot tables/Look ups) skills are essential
  • Ability to challenge and improve existing processes
  • Ability to work on own initiative with an inquisitive nature
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Confident communicator both written and verbally
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Harriett Busby at Axon Moore on 07595 660 279