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Purchase Ledger Manager

£40,000 - £50,000 , Contract

Posted: 5 hours ago


Purchase Ledger Manager / Transformation Manager | Lincoln | £45,000
9 Month contract - Start May / June 2022
Office based: Monday to Friday
Our client requires an experienced Purchase Ledger Manager to join their finance team on a contract basis for 9 months, delivering a transformation project within the purchase ledger area of accounts. The Purchase Ledger team have responsibility for the processing and authorisation of invoices and processing and control of supplier payments and accounting for all associated transactions for the business.
"Purchase Ledger and Transformation Manager" key objectives:
- To lead the change programme for Purchase Ledger whilst ensuring the effective and detailed completion of the BAU purchase ledger tasks according to the needs of the business
- To work collaboratively with the other associated teams to deliver the project
Purchase Ledger Manager / Accounts Payable Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
* Day to day management of the purchase ledger team
Undertake a transformation project that includes but is not limited to:
* Complete the automation of the invoice approvals process and make significant improvements to the existing process.
* Automate the invoice processing for as many suppliers as possible.
* Replace any paper-based processes with electronic ones.
* Replace any outdated processes with standardised and simpler ones.
* Introduce timely and relevant reporting for the management team.
* Conduct a full review (with support from the compliance team) of all controls and ensure that the new processes comply with the businesses risk policy.
* Reviewing team skills and ensuring additional training is completed when required
* Assisting the team in resolving complex or sensitive queries and issues on a timely basis
* Oversight of the processing of invoices and credit notes onto the accounting system
* Oversight of and monitoring of invoice approvals.
* Responsible for controls including weekly transaction reports to identify any errors.
* Ensure the team effectively liaise with and maintain good relationships with a wide range of suppliers and deal with supplier payment queries in a timely manner.
* Ensure effective liaison with all internal support departments.
* Oversight of the reconciliation of purchase ledger, supplier statements and pro-forma invoices.
* Oversight of the bank payments to suppliers, opening new supplier accounts.
* Additional duties as may be required in the role to support and assist the wider administration team.]
Purchase Ledger & Transformation Manager skills and experience:
* Ability to demonstrate previous successful Purchase Ledger / accounts payable transformation experience.
* Project implementation experience
* Must have a minimum of five years' experience as an Purchase Ledger manager.
* Excellent leadership skills
* Detailed knowledge of Purchase Ledger systems and processes including market leading technology. Finance Manager / Accountant.
* Shows excellent attention to detail even when under pressure.
* A pro-active, self-motivated nature with a willingness to investigate problems, suggest solutions and work collaboratively with the wider team.
* Good understanding of MS Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel,).
To apply for the Purchase Ledger Manager / Accounts Payable Managers / Transformation Manager position please apply through this advert and forward a copy of your recent CV and availability.
Other positions held: Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Accountant, Implementation Manager, Transformation Manager, ERP Implementation Manager, Project Manager, Process Improvement Manager.

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Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £50,000