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Purchase Ledger Supervisor

I am currently assisting a leading organisation in County Durham with the recruitment of a Purchase Ledger Team Leader.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Purchase Ledger Team Leader with a proven track record in leading a team of Purchase Ledger Clerks in addition to the day to day running of the function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day running of the Purchase Ledger department
  • Leading a small team of Purchase Ledger Clerks to ensure action is taken on reconciling statements in line with company policy and being the main point of contact for escalating queries
  • Proactively manage a number of suppliers including processing all invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensuring KPI's are adhered to whilst establishing and maintaining close working relationships with the Purchasing department, key suppliers, business unit finance teams and other key stakeholders
  • Hands on management of a small team reporting on performance and current status of suppliers
  • Reviewing the team's performance with the Purchase Ledger Manager against agreed KPI's and agreeing areas for improvement and recognising success
  • Review weekly payment runs, manual payment requests and approve FI invoices and drive continuous improvement within the team

Desired Criteria

  • Previous experience of working within a fast paced environment
  • Previous experience of working within high volume Purchase Ledger function
  • Previous experience of supervising a Purchase Ledger team
  • Experience in using ERP systems
  • Good communication skills

Please contact Maz Williams at Sellick Partnership Newcastle to find out more about this opportunity.

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