Purchase Ledger Manager

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chertsey, Greater London
Salary: 35000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

A well established company have an exciting opportunity for a driven, dynamic and results driven purchase ledger manager to lead the department. This role will manage and develop a growing purchase ledger department to ensure purchase ledger procedures are followed accurately and in a timely manner. The ideal person for this role will be an excellent Team Leader with the ability to manage and support your team's workflow throughout peak periods.

Key duties to include:

  • Lead and motivate the bought ledger team to ensure that KPI’s set are achieved
  • Education of Clerks on PL processes, policies, systems and provision of learning and development opportunities
  • Ensure supplier invoices are correctly recorded in the accounting system
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and suppliers to ensure that queries are resolved within acceptable timescales
  • Monitor supplier statement reconciliations
  • Weekly and monthly monitoring of the purchase ledger performance ensuring a consistent level of quality and compliance is delivered
  • Prioritisation of workload, delegating appropriate tasks and holding others responsible for delivery

Essential Skills:

  • Proven experience in a Purchase Ledger Senior Lead/Management role
  • Strong people management skills
  • Solid ability to manage tight deadlines in line with heavy workloads
  • Able to delegate responsibilities in an effective manner within the team
  • Able to constructively problem solve with a solution-focused approach
  • Numerical and logical thinker
  • Highly engaging and able to motivate the team
  • Strong Excel reporting skills
  • Experience using Agresso would be highly desirable

As an employer of choice, we offer an extensive range of benefits, to include:

  • Salary £35,000 plus bonus
  • Share save scheme
  • Private pension scheme
  • Private healthcare and cash plan options
  • 25 days' annual leave
  • Retail discounts
If you're interested, please get in contact with Sean on 020 8246 4877 or by emailing