Ledger Manager Job at Buy It Direct – in Huddersfield

We are looking for an experienced Ledger Manager to join our growing Finance Department.

Responsible for the management of our Purchase Ledger Team and Sales Ledger Supervisor, whilst assisting in overseeing the Sales Ledger Team to ensure all ledgers are accurately maintained.

We are interested in self-motivated, ambitious self-starters, experienced in team management able to work at pace in a growing Finance Team and business.

More about the Role

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our Purchase Ledger team, working with the Deputy Financial Controller to ensure smooth running of the department. As the Ledger Manager you will provide support and training, developing individuals through regular appraisals and objective setting to ensure they reach their potential. This role will involve looking at process improvements for both ledgers; managing the set up of new suppliers, whilst overseeing the set up of new customers. It’s a hands on role where you will manage the team as well as completing key tasks to ensure you meet the objectives which include:

Management of the Purchase Ledger team, in accordance with company policies and procedures, and support with training as required. This includes completing annual appraisals for the team and 1-2-2’s for the team.

Lead the PL team working towards AP Automation, an ongoing project.

Management of the Sales Ledger Supervisor, including 1-2-1’s and annual appraisal and assist with the management of the sales ledger team.

Ensure both ledgers are maintained and clean, with allocations up to date

Drill in to process and procedures and make suggestions for improvement

Assisting with audit queries at year end.

Work with the Deputy and Group Financial Controller to ensure we offer the best ‘service’ to internal and external customers/stakeholders. Create a good network of communications internally and work with other departments to improve internal processes

About You

Our ideal Ledger Manager will need:
Team management or supervisory experience

Strong Analytical and technical skills

Accountancy related degree or AAT qualified

Able to multitask and work in a fast paced ever changing environment.

Highly organised to achieve the objectives in a fast-paced business.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Finance background

Ability to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment.

Have what it takes? Well then get in touch. We look forward to receiving your application!

About the Company

Company: Buy It Direct –

Company Location:  Huddersfield

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