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Accounts Payable Manager - East Leeds

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Manager to join a well known, established business based within the East Leeds area. The role will primarily be focused upon overseeing the purchase ledger function and the queries side of the business whilst also managing and mentoring one individual.

This is a great opportunity to join a large, well known business where the successful candidate will gain exposure to key stakeholders within the business and the position in general will be commercial and relationship focused. Full training and support will be provided for the right candidate and the company are working within a hybrid flexible working model.

Key responsibilities will be as follows:-

*Leading and managing one Purchase Ledger Clerk and overseeing the purchase ledger function.
*Full responsibility for managing the payments process.
*Producing reports and presenting back findings to the wider business on both the accounts payable function and the systems projects.
*Maintaining strong financial controls in the processing of all transactions.
*Ensuring that work is managed and completed within the given timescales and that all processes are followed.
*Dealing with high volumes of financial transactions on the purchase ledger.
*Providing excellent customer service and resolving any complex queries on behalf of the team.
*Implementing new processes and procedures as and when required and providing training and support.
*Identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions to drive efficiencies forward.
*Compiling information and liaising with HMRC when needed.
*Providing development and support to the existing team and completing reviews and performance plans.
The ideal candidate will:-
*Have experience of managing a small to medium transactional team.
*Have excellent communication and management skills and should be able to liaise confidently with key stakeholders within the business.
*Be able to lead projects and will have previous experience of previously doing this.
*Be able to work within a fast paced, high volume transactional environment.
*Have experience of managing purchase ledger processes.
*Have strong attention to detail, accuracy and numeracy skills.
*Be able to prioritise their own workload and able to implement change as and when required.
*Ideally have recent experience of using SAP in an accounts payable environment and will have had exposure to the Construction Industry Scheme.
*Have strong analytical and problem solving skills.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.