Purchase Ledger Manager

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FRS are recruiting a Purchase Ledger Manager for a reputable business on the outskirts of Birmingham City Centre.

You will be responsible for efficient processing, authorisation, and payment of invoices across the business. Suitable candidates will be able to oversee & motivate a Purchase Ledger team & ensuring the Head of Finance is kept updated on key issues and matters relating to costs and expenditure.

Duties Will Include

To manage the Purchase Ledger team on a day-to-day basis to ensure purchase ledger work is efficiently distributed to team members for processing.
Provide regular feedback and updates to the Head of Finance with regard to both business and team activities and issues.
Ensure all relevant costs are charged to customers and all overhead invoices are paid on agreed timescales.
To liaise with Head of Finance for Cashflow forecasting, ensuring appropriate resource management.
Manage team member holidays and sickness, ensuring cover is provided when necessary.
Payment of UK and foreign suppliers by the most appropriate means.
To ensure appropriate policies and procedures are followed for the processing and authorisation of costs, included invoices, credit cards and expenses.
Resolve queries from internal departments or external suppliers regarding invoice payments.
Manage the process of posting invoices to the purchase and cost ledgers to ensure agents and suppliers are paid and to enable accurate sales invoicing.
Oversee the checking of statements received to ensure invoices have been received and resolve any queries
Ensure VAT receipts are received for all Requests for Payment and Pro-forma invoices.
To support Head of Finance in identifying and implementing process improvements.
To undertake reasonable additional duties and activities as directed by the Head of Finance and in accordance with scope of the role