NC Associates

Purchase Ledger Supervisor/ Team Leader/ 12 Month Fixed Term Contract/ Competitive Salary/ Excellent Benefits/ 35 Hour Week/ 25 Days Holiday

I am supporting an industry leading and multi-site business with a requirement for an accounts payable team leader to cover a 12 month maternity contract. I am keen to speak to candidates with team leadership and management skills who can oversee a fast paced and high volume role for a multi-site business. There will be a full handover with the current team leader.

Job Description:

This is a hands on role that will require the successful applicant to oversee all processes to ensure they are completed by the team or personally.

  • Post Direct Debits weekly for 4 businesses – ensuring accuracy for manual payments
  • Ensure all inter-company payments have been posted to the correct ledgers
  • Management of processes for 2 small business’s (payments, invoices, statements etc)
  • Monitoring capital expenditure during site projects (refurbishments and new builds) by working closely with the property team
  • Ensuring purchase orders are correct and invoices are within budget
  • Update the capital expenditure project spend spreadsheet weekly.
  • Processing repairs, maintenance and capital expenditure payments
  • Responsibility for business rates and the group vehicle fleet
  • Oversee the team to ensure all ledgers are up to date
  • Ensure team’s supplier statements are complete so that accruals can be calculated by management accounts – request for the team to make any necessary corrections
  • Capital expenditure reconciliation’s
  • Bank reconciliation’s
  • Preparing repairs and maintenance accruals -posting journals for capex and prepayments.
  • Support purchase ledger manager with reporting
  • Managing work flow and KPI’s for a team of 6 clerks
  • Management of any escalated queries
  • Delegating tasks appropriately to the team


  • Previous experience in a team leader/ supervisory capacity overseeing accounts payable
  • Full understanding of the end to end accounts payable process
  • Ideally, previously worked within a multi-site business
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to guide and motivate a team
  • Ability to effectively prioritise work flow
  • Ability to commit to a 12 month fixed term contract
  • Strong Excel and computerised system skills

If you match the profile, experience and requirements above and can commit to a 12 month fixed term contract, I am very keen to speak with you- Please submit your CV for immediate consideration or alternatively call Rosie on 0161-711-0821 for further information.

To allow a full handover, I am ideally seeking a candidate who can commit to a September/ October start date.