Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Hampshire, Southampton
11 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Owen Hixson
Contract type
Full time

A supervisor who will oversee the smooth running of the Purchase Ledger department, ensuring that all invoices, payments and queries are resolved in a timely manner, through an organised approach and effective communication with all stakeholders, both internal and external.

Client Details

My client is a very well-respected local industry leader, going through a sustained period of growth. They are looking for a new Purchase Ledger Supervisor to oversee a team of four, involving key relationship management with the wider business.


As a Purchase Ledger Supervisor, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the performance of the Purchase Ledger Assistants, including but not exclusively; regular 1:1's, employee feedback and development reviews, performance improvement plans, probationary reviews and absent management.
  • Checking and processing all EPOS paperwork for designated sites.
  • Clearing / matching invoices with purchase orders, ready for importing.
  • Communicating with key personnel in designated sites to manage query resolution.
  • Processing credit claims and chasing overdue credits.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements and obtaining copies where required.
  • Manual invoice and credit note data input (including checking coding & VAT elements).
  • Point of contact for supplier enquiries.
  • General office duties including posting, filing, scanning etc.


To be successful in your application for Purchase Ledger Supervisor, you should have:


  • Previous supervisory and/or management experience.
  • Experience of working in a similar role.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills, able to adapt communication style to different audiences.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload.
  • Ability to work flexibly.
  • Team player.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.

Job Offer

If you are successful you should expect:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Excellent Working Environment
  • Opportunity to be involved in Upcoming Projects

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