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Accounts Payable Lead

Job Title: Accounts Payable Lead
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
REF: SM 280519 APL_1559064231
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a global business with offices in Hoddesdon are currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Lead to join their team. This is a newly created role that will involve the management of the Purchase Ledger function however assistance will be occasionally required with the Sales Ledger team.

Key Responsibilities:
-Managing the purchase ledger.
-Posting purchase invoices/credit notes onto a multi-currency accounting system.
-Reconciling supplier statements to purchase ledger accounts and checking debit balance accounts.
-Producing supplier payment runs and managing these within a cash budget.
-Processing the supplier BACS and payment runs in a number of different currencies.
-Dealing with purchase ledger queries internally and externally, in a timely and accurate fashion.
-Posting UK and overseas staff expense claims and processing for weekly payments.
-Reconciling and posting company credit cards statements onto the accounting system.
-Production of purchase invoice accruals for month end.
-Managing the sales ledger
-Raising and sending sales invoices.
-Producing weekly aged debtors report for management.
-Debt collection and processing customer invoice queries, providing forecast information.
-Cash book postings, weekly bank reconciliations and cash flow forecasts.
-Performing petty cash control and reconciliations.
-Any other adhoc duties as required within the finance department.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk / Supervisor to join an exciting local business. Team management experience will not be necessary but the ideal candidate must come from a fast-paced finance team and be able to pick up a new system quickly. Over time, the role will get more involved with the Sales Ledger team and become a more rounded Transactional Finance Manager position.

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