Purchase Ledger Manager

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Purchase Ledger Manager

Lewes, East Sussex
£35000 - £45000 per annum
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Georgina Trudgill
07508 748013

Purchase Ledger Manager

Lewes – with parking or available via public transport

Salary Negotiable

A successful commercial retail company with a long history and excellent year-on-year growth is seeking a Purchase Ledger Manager to join them for a 9-12 month maternity contract. This individual will report directly to the Finance Director and manage a PL team of 2 experienced and long-standing staff.

My client offers a highly collaborative and supportive team environment and a company that truly values their staff. In addition, they have a very friendly office dynamic and good existing procedures in place.

Free parking is available plus the office is close to the train station for those relying on public transport. Hybrid working is available after training.

My client is keen to meet those with existing supervisory experience and background in purchase ledger management.

Role overview:
  • Day-to-day management of the processing team ensuring invoices are promptly and accurately entered
  • Monitoring workload and understanding external influences that impact the team’s ability to achieve objectives and proactively finding solutions or managing workloads to mitigate impact
  • Ensure the timely running of multi-currency payments runs twice a month
  • Process irregular payments, and review them to eliminate future irregular payments
  • Develop and implement purchase ledger policies, procedures, and strategies to reduce supplier queries and expand the purchase order process to cover all office costs.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, and internal stakeholders to resolve purchase ledger-related issues
  • Submit the VAT returns on a timely and accurate basis
  • Report on the cash forecast including monitoring the USD and EUR bank accounts and placing forex contracts where necessary
  • Prepare and analyse financial reports to identify areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities
  • Control the set-up of new vendors on the system

Please apply via the website or contact Georgina @ Harvey John Ltd for more information.

Harvey John Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.