Purchase Ledger Team Leader


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August 30, 2022
Job Type
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
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Company Details and Job Overview:

Based on the outskirts of St. Helens, within easy commute from the M6, my client is a rapidly growing market leader and are seeking to recruit an experienced and driven Purchase Ledger Team Leader to join their existing team. Due to acquisitions and continued expansion, this role is available for an immediate start for the right candidate. This is a really exciting time to join the business.

Your New Role as the Purchase Ledger Team Leader:

As the new Purchase Ledger Team Leader you will report directly into the Financial Controller. The duties will be as follows:

- Improve the efficiency of the team by reviewing processes and procedures
- Performance management and identifying individual training requirements
- Carrying out monthly supplier statement reconciliations
- Ensuring the timely payment of supplier invoices via BACS and cheque payments and complete weekly payment runs
- Match invoices to goods received
- Allocate direct debit payments to invoices
- Send queries to Heads of Department and the Purchasing department for resolution
- Answer queries from suppliers, and other departments
- Liaise with suppliers to request credit notes or resolve issues
- Process foreign invoices

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this position, you will have previous experience of carrying out the duties listed above (or similar). In addition you will have the following attributes:-

• Team leader, supervisory or management experience
• Excellent administrative and organisational skills
• Results orientated, initiative-taker
• Excellent attention to detail, communication, presentation, literacy, and numeracy skills.
• Capable of setting priorities and bench marking progress towards achieving objectives.
• Ability to work to deadlines and manage the work of others efficiently.
• Ability to form strong interpersonal relationships with a wide range of people drawn from different parts of the company and customers
• Proficient in the use of finance related software
• Willing to learn new skills, undertake training courses and development when appropriate.


This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a successful business which has further growth plans throughout the next 12 months and beyond. You will join a supportive and talented finance team. This company is offering longevity and an excellent working environment.

This vacancy is being handled by Carl Angilly – Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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