Role details

Purchase & Sales Ledger Supervisor

St. Albans   •   £28,000 - £32,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Progressive Purchase & Sales Ledger Supervisor position with a market leader
  • A company who truly care about their employees with great office facilities

About Our Client

The company are an employer of choice with a great reputation for empowering and rewarding staff to achieve their personal and professional development goals. Not just focused on profitability the company have a great impact on charitable organisations across the country also. They are always keen for new individuals into the business to breathe and live their core values with enthusiasm and energy. Based in St. Albans this Purchase & Sales Ledger Supervisor is no exemption to the companies general attitudes and ethics

Job Description

Purpose of Purchase & Sales Ledger Supervisor role:

  • Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager, responsible for supporting an efficient and controlled purchase to pay process
  • Responsible for managing the Purchase and Sales Ledger operations for numerous divisions of the business
  • Overseeing the safeguarding of the company's cash
  • Ensuring a robust control environment exists and driving continuous process improvements.

Key accountabilities:

  • Managing the purchase and sales ledger team and their day to day operations
  • Managing the weekly payment runs and assisting with cash flow forecasting relating to supplier payments
  • Ownership of the payment and reconciliation of creditor accounts
  • Managing the company's expenses system
  • Support the weekly process for payments
  • Support with the production of the teams KPI's so management are able to track performance
  • Ensuring the team reconciliation targets and expectations are met on a monthly basis
  • Roll out robust desk top procedures for the function
  • Review current procedures and recommending process improvements
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with any ad hoc projects
  • Perform annual staff appraisals and setting of teams objectives

The Successful Applicant

Personality profile

  • An energetic and bubbly character eager to be hands on when required
  • Someone keen to work to the companies wider goals with great enthusiasm and commitment
  • An individual who believes in collaborative working methods and and an inclusive management style
  • Looking for a diligent professional
  • Someone who would thrive under having full control and autonomy in their role

Technical Skills & Experience:

  • Full appreciation of the purchase order system and how it underpins control
  • Proven experience of managing an purchase ledger function and/or sales ledger, expertise in one with a desire and familiarity with the other is acceptable also
  • Experienced in managing a team and can demonstrate expertise in motivating and developing people
  • Demonstrable track record of improving process and controls
  • Strong excel and systems experience necessary
  • Able to forge strong relationships across the business
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to provide constructive challenge where necessary
  • Experience of using SAP desirable
  • Must be self-motivated and self starting with ability to multi-task and effectively manage own workload,
  • Strives for excellence and continuous improvement

What's on Offer

St. Albans based opportunity with parking on site and great facilities. A highly competitive package is on offer for the right individual to not only progress within the role but also reap financial rewards in the form of bonuses.

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