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Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 30000.00-35000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Job role: Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our finance team for a new Purchase Ledger Manager. You will join a vibrant and friendly finance function and will be tasked with leading a team of 6. You will look after our Accounts Payable department and have responsibility for the smooth running of a team that processes c1500 invoices per month over 4 distinct legal entities.

In this role you will also have responsibility for improvement of processes to increase efficiency, month end reporting and the cleansing of historical ledger issues. You will also be expected to help nurture and develop your team over time.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

We are looking for someone with extensive Accounts Payable/Purchase Ledger experience, as well as experience in leading a team. You will ideally be AAT qualified however we will happily consider candidates qualified by experience as well.

You will have strong Microsoft Excel skills, as well as an ability to find and implement changes within processes. You will also have an ability to motivate a team and monitor their ongoing performance.

Experience using the Sun accounting system and Proactis will be beneficial albeit not essential.

What are the benefits of this role?

There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success.

We offer a buddy system, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies - bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.

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Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 30000.00-35000.00 Annual Annual