Purchase Ledger Team Leader

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£28000 - £32000 per annum
08 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2006630
Thomas Sharpe
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Placement

This leading FMCG based from Huntingdon are in need of a experienced professional to join their excellent work environment in the capacity of Purchase Ledger Team Leader. Within this role the Purchase Ledger Team Leader will be able to shape and develop their team whilst also progressing their own career within a business who have a history of promoting internally.

Client Details

An established FMCG based from Huntingdon who are well known for their close knit team and working environment as well as promoting internally. The Purchase Ledger Team Leader will be joining this excellent environment with the opportunity to impact real change within the business and have a lasting impact on the careers and development of their team.


The Purchase Ledger Team Leader will be responsible for:

  • Manage and balance team workload
  • Review all payment requests prior to senior leadership approval
  • Overseeing query resolution management and assisting team on problem accounts.
  • Review aged debt reports and challenge team to resolve outstanding queries
  • Producing detailed reports and analysis to the Financial Controller
  • Drive process improvements and the development of the team
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the various business units
  • Ensure compliance and control across AP & AR ledgers


The successful candidate for the Purchase Ledger Team Leader will be:

  • Ideally experienced within an FMCG environment, although this is not essential
  • Able to demonstrate experience within a similar purchase ledger position
  • Previous line management experience would also be advantageous
  • Strong ability on Excel, capable of handling large amounts of data
  • An ambitious self-starter eager to develop their career

Job Offer

The successful applicant for the position will be joining the leading Huntingdon business with the opportunity to earn a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

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