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Purchase Ledger Manager

Posted 8 March by FirstPort Ended


Purchase Ledger Manager

New Milton

Closing date – 22/03/18

We have an exciting opportunity at FirstPort for a Purchase Ledger Manager to join us to effectively manage all aspects of the Group Purchase Ledger function.

What will you be doing?

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the smooth day to day running of the Group Purchase Ledger function
  • To provide ongoing training and support to Team Leaders and wider Purchase Ledger team

  • Ensure compliance with CIS regulation and other regulatory bodies

  • Responsible for ensuring that accounting files and records are kept up to date and in good order

  • Challenge current thinking and promote continuous improvement

  • Set challenging and measurable KPI’s

  • Ensure delivery of company SLA’s

  • Drive business change through the adoption of new ways of working

  • Set an example for others by championing the Company FIRST values, Customer Charter principles and the Code of Business Conduct

  • Any other ad-hoc duties as  required within the Estates Finance function.

    Key Interfaces:

  • Head of Estates Finance and Treasury

  • Estates Finance Manager - Transactions

  • Finance Relationship Analyst

  • Field based staff including Property Managers & Regional Managers

    What will you be like?       


A relevant mathematical / accounting qualification (AAT)

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal is essential.


Previous management experience essential

A good understanding of accounts procedures and processes

Technical Skills:

Computer literacy (particularly Excel) is essential



Personal Qualities:

High level of focus

Lead by example

Strategic planning


Work in accordance with FIRST values

Have a positive attitude

Strong customer focus

Flexible approach

Use of initiative in problem solving

Willing to resolve complaints & disputes effectively

Attention to detail

Reference: 34637014

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