Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Blue Star Human Resources Ltd
Suffolk, UK
18 Feb 2019
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Our client is a growing technology business looking to expand its finance team with the appointment of a Purchase Ledger Supervisor. Reporting to the Finance Manager you will be responsible for managing the purchase ledger function in this rapidly growing SME business. You will work closely with other areas of the business to develop systematic purchase ledger processes. This is an exciting hands-on role with plenty of opportunity to develop and progress as the business grows. Key Responsibilities In this role you will be responsible for controlling, automating and developing the Purchase Ledger function for the business. Your responsibilities will include: Invoicing and expenses processing Purchase order processing Delivery note processing Matching invoices, PO's and delivery notes Automating payment runs and currency payments, DD payments Managing aged creditors, reconciliation, review and control, investigation and queries Ensuring month end processes are completed Assisting with audits Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting Filing and archiving The post will be responsible for managing a small team as the business grows You will need: We are looking for a finance professional with demonstrable hands-on experience in a purchase ledger role with a can-do attitude to finding solutions and taking responsibility. You will be joining a small team who support each other across functional lines so this is an excellent opportunity to get involved in all aspects of running a business and the future career opportunities this can bring. In terms of specific knowledge and skills for the role you will need to demonstrate: Sage 50 expertise, with a full knowledge of its functionality and processes Knowledge of currency transactions Motivated and confident enough to work on own initiative when needed Good IT skills with an aptitude for using IT systems to automate processes Good Excel and Word skills Ideally some experience of supervising staff Good communicator, who listens and supports colleagues by adapting to different situations Effective team payer Organised, proactive and forward thinking, willing to take on a challenge Efficient and accurate, calm under pressure, ability to manage high volumes of work AAT qualified or qualified by experience General accounts knowledge, including knowledge of double entry book keeping We offer a friendly, positive working environment. Support for further studies after a successful probation period may be available. If you have the skills and expertise we are looking for and are interested in this excellent opportunity to join a Finance team, operating at the heart of the business please send your cv and covering email explaining how you meet the criteria by Thursday 7th February 2019.