Purchase Ledger Manager


£25000 - £30000 per annum


United Kingdom,Cumbria

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A fast-growing company, based in Cumbria are looking to take on a Purchase Ledger Manager into their expanding team. It will be reporting into the finance manager and will take responsibility for a team of 4 assistants. As the role progresses, there will be various opportunities within the business including taking on more responsibly and getting involved with the management accounts. The person stepping into this role will also be heavily involved in future system implementations and continued process improvement.


  • Support the management and processing of the flow of invoices received into the AP mailbox
  • Manage the approval process for purchase invoices and proactively chase unapproved invoices
  • First point of any escalation on queries received - both internal and external
  • Prepare and review monthly KPI's - identify any issues and propose solutions
  • Management of the transactional team
  • Review any processes and procedures, ensure always up to date and continually look for process or system improvements
  • Review supplier payment and expense reimbursement runs
  • Prepare general ledger and control account reconciliations
  • Monitor the review of supplier statements - both internal and external
  • Review the set-up of new suppliers
  • Review the VAT return
  • Payroll process and administration
  • Adhoc projects
  • Perform other tasks as part of the head office finance function
  • Ensure continued adherence to the FCF
  • Review all prepared audit requests before they are submitted


  • Significant experience in a purchase ledger function
  • Experience using various Finance systems
  • Previous exposure to foreign currency transactions
  • An attention to detail, combined with high energy and enthusiasm
  • A proactive and inquisitive nature, with a 'can do' approach
  • High degree of diligence and accuracy
  • Keep on top of technology developments

This is an excellent role for someone currently working within an Accounts Payable role with System experience looking to gain more exposure to system implementation and on the path studying to be a qualified accountant in the future

Currently my client is taking a "hybrid" approach and will therefore look to offer a mix between office and home working.

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