Purchase Ledger Manager

  • £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Rochester, Kent
  • Pearson Whiffin Accounts And Finance

Due to an incredible period of success a rapidly expanding organisation in Rochester are looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Manager who is ready to manage and develop a team.

Reporting into the Financial Controller you will be required to maintain all invoices and expenses through the Purchase Ledger with accuracy in a timely manner.

The successful candidate will be keen to manage the day to day operations of the Purchase Ledger department and have at least three years experience working within a fast paced Finance function.

Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the Purchase Ledger.

* Processing invoices using three way match.

* Resolve outstanding invoice queries in a timely manner.

* Setting up Supplier accounts in line with group policy, ensuring customer information is up to date

* Code invoices and obtain invoice approval for non inventory invoices.

* Ensure supplier reconciliation is completed monthly with all queries being actively investigated with relevant parties.

* Review open invoices to submit a payment run proposal on a weekly basis in line with weekly cash outflow forecast.

* Review open invoices, aged and debit balances resolving any queries within one month.

* Check and post all credit card and staff expenses on a monthly basis.

* Track incoming legal claims, responding in line with appropriate time-frames.

* Attend weekly Operations call identifying any payment/delivery issues with key suppliers, liaising with relevant Sales/Operations manager when necessary.

* Prepare accruals journal on a monthly basis.

* Reconciliation of Inter-company balances on a monthly basis.

* Provide cover for Sales Ledger Clerk on a rotational basis, including upload and reconciliation of Invoice Finance facility, posting cash receipts and credit control.

* Supporting the general activities of the finance department.

Person Specification:

* Having experience in processing inter-company transactions.

* Experience managing a small team.

* Good knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

* Team player with experience working in a small accounting team.

* Proactive ability to identify solutions to challenges.

* You will have supervisory skills and be a proven leader of a team.

* You have excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain professional relationships with suppliers.

Salary up to £28K.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: PLM6549