NC Associates

Purchase Ledger Senior/ Team Leader/ Global Business/ Competitive Salary/Excellent Working Environment

I am looking for a Senior Purchase Ledger professional to lead a team of 6 (working both remotely and from global offices) for a global, multi site business. The finance head office is located in Manchester city centre in close proximity to multiple parking options and transport links.

This role will suit a positive, personable candidate who has end to end accounts payable experience in a senior capacity in addition to excellent communication skills and the ability to oversee a small team. The successful applicant must have excellent time management skills in addition to the ability to ensure that duties are completed by multiple offices in a timely manner.

Job Description:

  • Checking of all invoices and expenses for the group to ensure accuracy and that correct TAX rules have been applied
  • Authorising and processing weekly group payment runs for 12 global offices
  • Liaising with and overseeing purchase ledger clerks in overseas offices
  • Inputting, coding and processing of purchase invoices by regional offices (ensure VAT and overseas Tax is accurately recorded)
  • Analysis of employee expenses costs – authorise and allocate as appropriate
  • Manage formats for all bank accounts prior to releasing payments
  • Reconciliation of all company credit cards and overseas currency
  • Inputting of journals
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Management of queries from all UK and overseas purchase ledger clerks and suppliers
  • Handling of any escalated queries and managing relationships with key supplier accounts
  • Control outstanding corporate credit card statements and statements
  • Control VAT suspense account
  • Chase suppliers for missing VAT invoices
  • Ensure that wider team are working to target and completing duties in a timely manner to reduce delays in supplier payments and orders
  • Generating reports for senior management
  • Compiling supporting documentation for invoices


  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Previous experience within an end to end accounts payable role at a senior or team leader level
  • Previous experience of working for a global/ multi site business is highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – ability to manage UK and overseas internal and external relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Determined and hard working – ability to manage multiple processes within deadlines
  • Strong computerised systems and excel skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Self starter mentality
  • Ability to multi task and oversee processes across multiple offices
  • Ability to commit to a minimum 10 month contract
  • AAT qualifications are advantageous although by no means essential

If you match the profile above and are seeking a new opportunity to develop your career within an excellent organisation, I am very keen to speak to you. Please call Rosie on 07384462669 or alternatively submit your CV for immediate consideration.

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