Purchase Ledger Supervisor/Assistant Manager

  • Location
    Solihull, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 34000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Manager
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-032021-174567

Are you an experienced Purchase Ledger Supervisor or Assistant Manager looking for a new opportunity? Do you want to work for an innovative and passionate business that understands that the key to a successful business is successful people? If so, this could be the perfect role for you.


My client, the UK's largest civil engineering and building contractor, is looking for an experienced Purchase Ledger Supervisor to become a great addition to their strong, fast paced Purchase Ledger department. Joining a team of 13, you will be a Supervisor or Assistant Manager who is either confident with managing people or if you are less front facing, you will be able to complete reporting, checks, effectively close out actions and follow up issues to a high standard. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to ensure that they have a rewarding role within a highly regarded team.


Hours: Full time 9:00am - 17:00pm (Flexible on start and finish time)


Salary & Benefits:



  • Highly Competitive salary

  • Possibility of Paid Study

  • 3.5% pension, life assurance

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Immediate start


Duties to include:



  • Supervision of purchase ledger administrators

  • Ensure procedures are adhered to and tasks are completed accurately

  • Ensure administrators are dealing effectively with internal and external persons to ensure efficient resolution of queries

  • Collation and analysis of suggested payment reports in accordance with procedure

  • Undertake accurate payments by BAC's in accordance with payment procedure

  • Ensure accuracy and self checking of own and team's work

  • Financial Controller with ad hoc duties including development, reviews, and update of Purchase Ledger procedures

  • Working to monthly deadlines set within procedures

  • Ensure correct paperwork is received to meet VAT rules and regulations

  • Checking set up of new supplier accounts and bank details


Skills/Experience required:



  • Previous experience in purchase ledger or accounts management

  • AAT Level 2 qualification or above

  • Experience in Reconciliation, VAT, BAC's payment, and Payroll

  • Someone who is driven, motivated and ambitious

  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel and computer literate

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Someone confident with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills

  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Meticulous and methodical; working with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail under pressure

  • Previous Purchase Ledger experience for a construction/civil engineering company is desirable

  • Experience of dealing with high volumes in a busy environment


Shortlisting taking place w/c 29/03. Please apply today!

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Please apply with your CV to: Rehana Begum