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Group Purchase Ledger Manager

Kinaxia Logistics Limited



£35000 - £55000/annum


Posted: 21/01/2023

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Kinaxia Logistics are recruiting a Group Purchase Ledger Manager to join their team. The Group Purchase Ledger Manager will have responsibility for all accounts payable processing and spend for various business units across a multisite portfolio as a key contact for suppliers, budget holders and site managers.

Monday - Friday

37.5 hours per week

Additional benefits:

Life assurance


Exceptional fleet

Opportunity for training and development (CPC training)

Full Uniform and PPE

Onsite Parking

Cycle to work scheme

Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)

Employee benefits and discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out)

About the job:

Lead, develop and motivate direct reports to ensure they reach their full potential and subsequently contribute to the overall performance of the business and deliver a world class service.

Manage the development of a purchase order system which ensures all expenditure across the business is approved and matched to PO numbers, all invoices are posted to the correct department, nominal and/or statutory company and charging of central costs across the group is accurate.

Manage the roll out of the purchase order system across the group to ensure it meets the operational needs of the business.

Produce management reports and relevant KPI’s which enable the management team to make accurate business decisions.

Review aged creditors on a regular basis to ensure suppliers are paid appropriately.

Manage payments according to BACs and/or Priority Payment routines to ensure suppliers are paid correctly.

Work closely with each Business Unit with regards to communication and reporting to ensure all transactional reporting is completed efficiently and compliantly.

Reconcile supplier statements, investigate and solve any variances and deal with miscellaneous supplier queries by phone or e-mail to ensure suppliers are paid correctly.

Process employee expenses in a timely fashion to ensure they are not at a financial determent.

Manage the set up of new supplier accounts on sage 200 to ensure we are compliant with supplier data.

Review bank reconciliations and manage direct debit process and payments to ensure payments are made to the correct supplier’s bank account.

Assess existing processes and suggest improvements where relevant to ensure the system continues to meet the operational needs of the business

Your knowledge and experience:

Qualified member of a professional body or holder of an equivalent qualification.

Transport and warehousing preferable.

Good working knowledge of Sage 200 preferable.

Both working and technical knowledge of accountancy and purchase ledger processes.

Purchase ledger/accounts payable experience.

Leadership and development of a diverse department

Preparation and analysis of key KPI’s, Balance Sheets and consolidated cash flows

An application for a DBS certificate will be required in the event of the individual being offered the position

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