Purchase Ledger Team Leader - Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Tallant

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Team Leader to join a growing business based in the Leeds area. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most sought after businesses in the West Yorkshire area who have a reputation for developing their employees.

The position reports directly into the Finance Manager and will see the successful candidate take responsibility for their own team of 5. The role will be heavily focused around ensuring team members hit their KPIs and improving the team performance by introducing new systems and procedures to the business.

It's a friendly, well established purchase ledger team who operate at a fast pace. The role would suit an individual who is comfortable working in a high volume environment and has previous experience within a Team Leader/Manager role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Implementing new processes to improve the running of the purchase ledger department.
Managing other areas of the transactional team on an ad hoc basis.
Ensuring members of the purchase ledger team hit their set KPIs.
Monthly reports and analysis on team performance.
Monthly performance reviews for team members.
Assisting with the recruitment of new staff.
Training new members of staff.
Authorising supplier payment runs.
Creating new suppliers.
Other ad hoc duties as and when required.

The ideal candidate will have:
Previous experience in a Team Leader/Managerial role.
Experience of training and developing new and existing members of staff.
A proven track record of ensuring team members hit set KPIs.
3 years + experience in a purchase ledger role.
Strong analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills.

In return you will:
Receive a competitive salary and benefits package.
Report into a supportive Finance Manager.
Join a business with excellent progression opportunities.

For more information please contact Scott Tallant.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.