Role details

General Ledger Team Leader

Coventry   •   £28,000 - £34,000   •  Permanent

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  • General Ledger Team Leader
  • Coventry

About Our Client

My client is a growing organisation based in Coventry, easily accessible from the motorway with parking available

They are looking for an General Ledger Team Leader who will take on the responsibility of the transactional team and therefore you must have knowledge of Purchase Ledger and Credit Control.

This role also requires the suitable candidate to have managed a team of clerks previously.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  1. On time delivery of all ledger deadlines
  2. Accuracy of information being reported to the business
  3. Motivate and manage the Accounts Team (6 employees) including coaching and development
  4. Maintaining relationships with department heads
  5. Supporting Group Accounts Manager on project work, system enhancements and process changes
  6. Thorough working knowledge of all ledger processes
  • Achieve 100% pass rate within accounting software for purchase ledger, sales ledger and cash book transactions
  • Close all ledgers on time
  • Provide on-time, accurate data for the Weekly Accounts preparation
  • Provide on-time, accurate data for the Monthly Accounts preparation
  • Accurate on-time reporting to HMRC for Import and Export, EC Sales, VAT

The Successful Applicant

Professional Qualifications and Training Certificates

AAT Level 4

Skills and Knowledge

Understands and applies accounting principles

Technical Compliance

Ability to drive Accounts management systems through the business units

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent analytical and organisation skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively
  • Sound decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Proven team worker
  • Strives for continuous improvement

Quality of Work

  • Attention to detail
  • Workflow planning
  • Able to work logically and systematically to resolve issues

Commercial Awareness

Proven background within manufacturing


Proven experience of giving direction to accounts team

Decision Making

Ability to make objective decisions taking all factors into account

Customer Orientation

Previous service delivery to the Board


Escalate areas of concern to Group Accounts Manager

What's on Offer

General Ledger Team Leader

Permanent role

Based in Coventry

Parking available

£28,000 / £34,000 ( dependant on experience)

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