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Purchase Ledger Manager

Location: WELWYN GARDEN CITY, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 24000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3279100
My client based in Welwyn is looking for a Purchase Ledger Manager to join their accounts team. They will have 2 direct reports reporting in to them. This role has come about due to expansion. 

The accounts team comprises of Accountant, Sales L:edger Clerk, Sales Ledger Assistant, 2 x Purchase Ledger Clerks.  The Purchase Ledger Manager will be reporting into the Accountant.

28 days holiday including bank holidays
Parking on site. 

Key/General Responsibilities & Duties
· Processing invoices- coding and posting accurately within agreed timeframes
· Ensuring invoices are coded correctly and authorised in accordance with agreed limits
· Filing and archiving purchase invoices, including ensuring that scanning has been successful
· Assisting with processing of weekly payment runs
· Preparing and processing ad-hoc payments to suppliers
· Resolving Internal and External Purchase Ledger queries
· Supplier statement reconciliations
· Maintaining and updating supplier data (including new suppliers, change of address, bank details etc)
· Monitoring the team email inbox
· Ensuring that ledger balances at month-end
· Assisting other members of the Finance Team on departmental matters as required

Essential Criteria - A minimum of two years’ experience working as a Purchase Ledger in a similar organisation
· Experience processing bank reconciliation and payment runs
· An understanding of accounting processes and procedures
Desirable Criteria - Accurate and good attention to detail
· Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision
· Able to prioritise duties, plan and effectively manage time
· Numerate with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· Ability to communicate well and work as part of a team
· Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with excellent organisation skills
· Excellent IT skills including the use of MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)

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