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Purchase Ledger Manager

Purchase Ledger Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Petra Brown

  • Contact Email:

    petra.brown@pro-recruitment.co.uk

  • Salary:

    45000

  • Salary:

    40000

  • Reference:

    BBBH51802

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2021-07-25

We are currently working on exclusive basis with a construction business based in London operating across the UK. Key to the further development of the finance function in supporting the business will be the appointment of a Purchase Ledger / Subcontractors Ledger Manager to oversee and manage an established team of 8 staff across the purchase ledger and subcontractors ledger. Reporting directly to the Finance Director, this is a high profile role which will require an experienced Manager capable of managing and developing a multi-disciplined team in accounts.

Key responsibilities of this Purchase Ledger Manager role will include:

  • Ensuring the team makes all supplier and subcontractor payments effectively and on time, identifying and rectifying issues and be focal point for relevant staff, managers and suppliers.
  • Constant review of processes and department strategy to ensure efficient authorisation and processing of transactions across the teams, review and improvement of payment methods.
  • Manage the staff development within the purchase and subcontract ledger team, including the setting of objectives, reviewing day-to-day performance and completing appraisals.
  • Develop a suite of reports to assess the performance of the department, including the number of invoices processed, average creditor days etc and ensure a proper audit trail.

To succeed and contribute to the business, you will need the following:

  • Experience managing a team of at least 7-10 ledger staff covering team development and performance management
  • Experience of the construction sector, subcontractors ledger and CIS, managing purchase ledger and accounts payable processes
  • Experience in a high volume, systems-rich processing function, preparing and overseeing reconciliations, journals and month-end
  • Experience of supplier management, discussing terms and queries both externally with key suppliers and internally with department heads.
  • strong Excel knowledge is a must

We are looking for exceptional Purchase Ledger/Subcontractors Ledger candidates who can bring impact, change and progression to a busy growing Purchase Ledger and Subcontractor Ledger function in a highly successful, dynamic, privately owned Construction business in North West London.

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