Purchase Ledger Supervisor

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Hybrid working, office is based in Wimbledon

£32,000 and benefits including: hybrid working (3 days in the office 2 days from home) 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), bonus incentives, generous pension scheme and many others

Required: Mon - Friday 09:00AM - 5:00PM

Start date: ASAP


An opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting company which has a history spanning over 140 years! The main focus of this role is to maintain the purchase ledger, working as part of a team. Reporting into the Financial Controller you will, supervise and work with the Purchase Ledger team with attention to detail.

Daily Duties include:

  • Working alongside with the Purchase Ledger Manager, to lead and develop the Trade Purchase Ledger team.

  • Support the Trade Purchase Ledger Manager in producing a 6 week trade payments forecast for the Financial Controller and business cash flow.

  • Review and authorise credit claim/matching requests from the Purchase Ledger team.

  • Review debit balances on the ledger on a fortnightly basis, escalate as appropriate.

  • Prepare and process the payment run as per Finance calendar.

  • Ensure settlement discount deductions and corresponding VAT deductions are correct.

  • Prepare the outstanding price discrepancy sheet on a weekly basis to be emailed out as appropriate.

  • Provide cover for the weekly Trade Creditors report.

  • Prepare the weekly report of unmatched invoices to be distributed amongst the Purchase Ledger team.

  • Review key stock supplier statements reconciliations completed by the Purchase Ledger team.

  • Inputting and matching Supplier invoices, including raising credit claims and carrying out receiver adjustments were necessary.

  • Carry out supplier reconciliations and ensure they are performed within the set deadlines.

Sound interesting?...you must have:

  • Significant experience within a high volume invoice environment processing site with high volume transactions.

  • Team Player with a 'can do' attitude and ability to built relationships within finance and the wider Community

  • Curious and investigative approach to problem solving.

  • Intermediate Excel Skills

  • Good understanding of bookkeeping.

If this is for you then you should apply today! If you know someone else who may be suitable, please pass on their details or ask them to apply!

Click on the apply button or call me, Joan Collins for more information on the role on joan.collins@office-angels.com

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