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Purchase Ledger Manager

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
REF: SM 16118 SPM_1544802357
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an instantly recognisable Retail Brand based in West London are currently looking to source a top-calibre Purchase Ledger Manager to join their growing team. This role would suit a proven team manager, capable of developing a thriving purchase ledger team in a fast-paced, dynamic business.

Key Duties:
- Supervise the Accounts Payable team by assigning and directing workload
- Manage the transactional activities across the team
- Ensure month end reporting deadlines are achieved
- Manage urgent payment requests and queries
- Establish reporting mechanisms for the business and internal KPI's
- Maintain existing Accounts Payable training documents and update periodically
- Implementation of training and development requirements for staff
- Ensure metrics are gathered and reported on a monthly basis
- Liaise with staff at all levels across the business
- Enhance communication with vendors and customers
- Maintain relationship with Management accounts and banking team for all accounting deadlines
- Send payment runs via BACS
- Prepare accruals and reconciliations for Month End

Excellent communication skills in this role will be essential, as there will be regular reporting to senior members of the finance team as well as the daily management of the purchase ledger team. A background in reviewing and implementing new processes and procedures would also be preferred.

The ideal profile would be a resilient and resourceful team manager capable of driving change and developing staff. Experience in managing teams of up to 10 members of staff would be preferred and a background within the Retail industry would be highly beneficial.

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