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Purchase Ledger Team Leader

  1. CPS
  1. Permanent
  2. Full time
  3. Northamptonshire
  4. Finance


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Travis Perkins are currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Team Leader to join the finance department. The role is to effectively manage a team of Purchase Ledger Clerks ensuring correct and timely processing of all scheduled tasks. Responsible for ensuring that the day to day work loads are managed within a timely manner by way of managing performance from target setting to achievement. With this role the business will be capable of supporting and developing other indirectly related projects more efficiently and cost effectively.

  • Manage and communicate day to day workload ensuring expected team targets are achieved

  • Support to the Purchase Ledger SupervisorSupervisor in ensuring the strategic advantage is achieved by providing an industry leading accounts payable infrastructure

  • Effectively lead, motivate and where necessary train team members.

  • Maximise Opportunities for skill development and motivation.

  • Assist in setting monthly goals and objectives and ensure the department meets productivity standards.

  • Identify errors and error patterns, ensure corrective feedback and escalate training needs to supervisor / manager if necessary

  • Escalate difficult and emotional situations to the department Supervisor/Manager

  • Ensure collation of sufficient notes relating to individuals performance for the purpose of monthly performance reviews. To be documented in line with company practice.

  • Delegation of work assignments matching the responsibility to the person.

  • During holiday and sickness reorganise workload to ensure that team targets are achieved.

  • Assisting in interview selection when required.

  • Manage any purchase ledger accounts where deemed necessary.

  • Escalate any issues/problems to the supervisor or manager when necessary.

  • Absenteeism/holiday recording

  • Observe health & safety procedures.

  • Participate in company meetings and training sessions.

It would be great if you had…

  • Excellent computer and technology related skills

  • Business awareness.

  • Problem solving.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Resource management.

  • Ability of information gathering techniques, procedures and practices.

  • Ability to understand all areas of business and the impact Purchase Ledger can have on the business.

  • Team player.

  • Logical, Methodical, Tenacious.

What can we offer you?

Travis Perkins plc are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20 leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 30,000 colleagues.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey - from family business to forward thinking FTSE100 plc. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us.

And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.


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