Purchase Ledger Manager (Remote)
  £30000 - £35000 per annum
  Kent
  permanent,full-time


Work location: Remote with occassional meetings in West Malling, Kent

Working within the corporate finance team of a large complex Group, you will be focused on process improvement, KPI reporting and system automation to drive efficiencies and improve supplier invoice processing, managing multiple legal entities, business units and systems.

You will be tasked with managing a sizeable team and bridging the gap between Corporate Finance and the divisions. A member of the Corporate Finance SMT, this is a leadership role that requires excellent management skills.

Efficiency and quality information is paramount, from accurate coding, VAT compliance and excellent descriptions. A quality service in the Accounts Payable function enables the wider business to collate and analyse data quickly and easily.

You'll be on the front line protecting the business from fraud and error, alert to scams and fraudsters

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage and support a team of around 8 staff including Accounts Payable Supervisors and reporting directly into the Corporate Finance Director.
* Allocate resources across the teams to prioritise urgent processing and ensure all processing is accurate and compliant enabling timely payments to suppliers.
* Ensure appropriate financial controls are in place and functioning effectively across all areas of Accounts Payable.
* Provide a comprehensive suite of reports covering all aspects of supplier management, KPIs and cash flow projections on a weekly/monthly basis.
* Develop and monitor critical metrics and KPIs for the Accounts Payable Teams.
* Understand processes around supplier invoicing and keep abreast of any changes across the organisation that could delay payments to suppliers jeopardising supplies.
* Proactive lead supporting systems development and automation, evaluating current processes, and improving efficiency in accordance with accounting policies, financial regulations, and best practice.
* Work with the Financial Controller to ensure all processing is VAT compliant and non-standard VAT rates are identified and processed accurately.
* Implementation and maintenance of a set of comprehensive A/P processing Policies and Procedures.
* Work with the Divisions to ensure purchase orders are raised and approved before services and goods are delivered in line with budgets

You will have experience working in a large Group with multiple legal entities, business units and systems. An excellent knowledge of Accounts Payable is essential as it the skills to manage an Accounts Payable Team. It is essential that you are AAT qualified or have equivalent experience.

This is a fantastic, progressive organisation to work within and comes with excellent benefits and holiday entitlement.

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.


Advertiser: Agency

Reference: KS - 2313142

Posted on: 2022-11-27 16:13:28

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Purchase Ledger Manager (Remote)
  £30000 - £35000 per annum
  Kent
  permanent,full-time


Work location: Remote with occassional meetings in West Malling, Kent

Working within the corporate finance team of a large complex Group, you will be focused on process improvement, KPI reporting and system automation to drive efficiencies and improve supplier invoice processing, managing multiple legal entities, business units and systems.

You will be tasked with managing a sizeable team and bridging the gap between Corporate Finance and the divisions. A member of the Corporate Finance SMT, this is a leadership role that requires excellent management skills.

Efficiency and quality information is paramount, from accurate coding, VAT compliance and excellent descriptions. A quality service in the Accounts Payable function enables the wider business to collate and analyse data quickly and easily.

You'll be on the front line protecting the business from fraud and error, alert to scams and fraudsters

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage and support a team of around 8 staff including Accounts Payable Supervisors and reporting directly into the Corporate Finance Director.
* Allocate resources across the teams to prioritise urgent processing and ensure all processing is accurate and compliant enabling timely payments to suppliers.
* Ensure appropriate financial controls are in place and functioning effectively across all areas of Accounts Payable.
* Provide a comprehensive suite of reports covering all aspects of supplier management, KPIs and cash flow projections on a weekly/monthly basis.
* Develop and monitor critical metrics and KPIs for the Accounts Payable Teams.
* Understand processes around supplier invoicing and keep abreast of any changes across the organisation that could delay payments to suppliers jeopardising supplies.
* Proactive lead supporting systems development and automation, evaluating current processes, and improving efficiency in accordance with accounting policies, financial regulations, and best practice.
* Work with the Financial Controller to ensure all processing is VAT compliant and non-standard VAT rates are identified and processed accurately.
* Implementation and maintenance of a set of comprehensive A/P processing Policies and Procedures.
* Work with the Divisions to ensure purchase orders are raised and approved before services and goods are delivered in line with budgets

You will have experience working in a large Group with multiple legal entities, business units and systems. An excellent knowledge of Accounts Payable is essential as it the skills to manage an Accounts Payable Team. It is essential that you are AAT qualified or have equivalent experience.

This is a fantastic, progressive organisation to work within and comes with excellent benefits and holiday entitlement.

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.


Advertiser: Agency

Reference: KS - 2313142

Posted on: 2022-11-27 16:13:28

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