Purchase Ledger Team Leader

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Salary : GBP23000 - GBP27000
Location : Cambridge
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Order Number : 469183
Line of Business : Accounting and Finance

Description :

The permanent division of Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Team Leader for a well established agricultural business based in just outside Cambridge.

Key Responsibilities:

Purchase Ledger

  • Ensure all purchase invoices are accurately logged, scanned and matched against purchase orders in a timely manner, utilising POP
  • Ensure all purchase invoices are correctly authorised for payment as per the Group authority matrix
  • Ensure all invoices are paid within agreed payment terms via BACS; invoices paid offline are allocated in a timely manner to avoid duplicate payments
  • Ensure correct treatment for VAT on all invoices and timely escalation of any issues
  • Maintain a system for the filling and archiving of all documents - paper and electronic

Supplier maintenance

  • Credit checking potential suppliers, setting-up suppliers onto the system, annual supplier payment terms review in conjunction with the Procurement team, supplier de-activation and housekeeping

Reporting, project management and housekeeping

  • Prepare aged creditor report and competition of all reconciliations, including AP suspense and GRNI accounts monthly
  • Timely period end close of Purchase Ledger
  • Provide period end information for VAT return on a timely basis
  • Ensure weekly and monthly processing deadlines are met as required
  • Weekly cash outflow forecast is provided to Treasury in timely manner
  • Ensure the continuation of process development to increase POP compliance across all ledgers to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Champion Lean TOP5 implementation, ensuring suitable KPI's are established, maintained and areas of concern are followed-up
  • Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Head of Finance or Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence

Stakeholder management

  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationships with all suppliers and internal colleagues to enable resolving queries in efficient and timely manner

Team management

  • Providing team with enough guidance, direction, leadership, and support necessary to ensure that they can accomplish their goals
  • Ensure team have objectives set and are regularly monitored via regular EPRs
  • Manage team absence and ensure adequate cover

Professional qualification and education:

Ideally AAT fully or partly qualified, or QBE

5 GCSE's (including Maths and English) or equivalent

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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