Purchase Ledger Manager

An exciting opportunity to join a well established manufacturer in Halifax

Your new company
You will be joining a leading manufacturer based in Halifax

Your new role
This is an exciting opportunity within the Finance Department to join as Purchase Ledger Manager and you will be responsible for 2 people within Purchase Ledger.

You will be responsible for processing payments and reconciling UK, Europe and China stock purchases.

Duties will comprise:

  • Manage the workload of the Purchase Ledger team.
  • Train and develop the team.
  • Process payments to suppliers.
  • Prepare and make payment runs.
  • Reconcile supplier statements.
  • Investigate and resolve queries.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Assist with the processing of purchase invoices.
  • Assist with the reconciliation of the company's bonded warehouse stock.
  • Apply month end procedures.
  • Establish controls in line with business needs and improve processes.

37.5 Hours per week, Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5pm. However, there will be occasions and requests to work additional hours in order to achieve deadlines and to provide cover for holidays, etc.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Must be able to display a high level of numeracy & literacy, ideally have or be working towards an AAT accreditation.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the delivery of high quality work in a timely manner.
  • Strong IT and Excel skills are essential.
  • Experience of SAP, Sage 200 and Microsoft Office would be advantageous.
  • Enthusiastic and flexible team player with high expectations of self and others.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under the pressure of aggressive timescales and targets.
  • Ability to report on own workload within priorities set by the Purchase Ledger Manager.
  • Commercially aware and keen to develop own business and product knowledge.
  • Above average interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Positive and committed approach to ongoing improvements.

What you'll get in return

  • Company bonus scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Cycle scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff discount
  • Company pension contribution
  • Company medical scheme

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Required skills

  • accounts payable manager
  • purchase ledger manager

Reference: 33571160

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