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Purchase Ledger Manager - Halifax

  • Location: Halifax
  • Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email: leeds@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 18 October 2020
  • Job Ref: LCO35830_1600443634
A small business based in Leeds are looking to add a Purchase Ledger Manager to lead its team AP based in Halifax

The role requires an experienced Purchase Ledger Manager with a proven track record of in a Purchase Ledger department to support the UK and UAE operations to work as part of an established team with a view to developing their career in accounts over the long term.

The duties include, but are not limited to:

*Management of the team responsible for the two principle purchase ledgers ensuring that all internal controls (including supplier statement reconciliations, new account openings) and the associated governance are operating effectively.
*Responsibility for all stock invoice postings including the allocation of freight, duty and management of currency within the stock and purchase ledger system.
*Responsibility for all aspects of engagement with HMRC (including deferred VAT and duty within a bonded warehouse facility).
*Responsible for preparing the monthly and quarterly VAT returns with the Financial Controller.
*Managing treasury operations including bank-to-day payments. This includes managing supplier payments through the banking trade finance facility and the associated governance obligations;
*Driving process improvements across the purchase ledger and treasury operations with a move towards simplification and automation of processes onto the SAP system.

We are looking to hear from candidates with the following skills & relevant experience:

*Previous experience of leading teams and managing an import-based purchase ledger department and managing treasury operations is essential.
*Disciplined and organised with the ability to delegate and effectively lead teams to deliver tasks.
*Strong Excel skills (VLOOKUPs, Pivot Tables).
*Previous experience using SAP and Sage is advantageous.
*Excellent interpersonal skills capable of building effective relationships.
*Positive and committed approach to continuous improvements.


This is a great opportunity for someone with some strong Purchase Ledger experience to join a business who pride themselves in the progression and development they can offer their staff members over the long term. If you are interested and have a strong AP background ideally in a manufacturing business and looking for development in their career get in touch immediately.


Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website www.sharpconsultancy.com for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.