Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Purchase Ledger Manager


Reference: DK0104

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £30,000.00

Maximum Salary: £42,000.00

Our client, a market leading, large global business based just outside the Warrington area is looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Payable Manager on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Financial Controller and managing a team of 6 accounts payable clerks, the Accounts Payable Manager will work within the Financial Reporting Team and will provide an accounts payable service for the business, ensuring accurate payment processing and procedures for all suppliers.


Main responsibilities will include;


  • To manage, motivate, coach and develop the Accounts Payable - Europe Team, providing leadership and a source of expertise on all accounts payable matters. To ensure the Accounts Payable Team make a full contribution towards overall business objectives.
  • To lead the accounts payable operations on a day-to-day basis respecting quality and timeliness, taking responsibility for the key suppliers ensuring payments in accordance with agreed payment terms.
  • To implement and ensure compliance with any policies and rules in respect of the European entities.
  • To ensure that all invoices and travel and expenses claims are processed for payment, ensuring there is adequate supporting paperwork, authorisation has been obtained and goods/services have been receipted.
  • To minimise overdue supplier balances in order to improve the relationship with suppliers and the credit worthiness, ensuring supplier disputes and queries are resolved quickly (without adversely affecting supplier relationships).
  • To ensure suppliers’ and employees’ accounts are correct, suppliers are paid correctly and in accordance with agreed payment terms.
  • To ensure business exposure to bad assessments of creditworthiness for the business is minimised by setting and reviewing supplier payment terms and liaising with suppliers regarding the provision of data, with reference to the company policy.


The ideal candidate will be an experienced Purchase Ledger Manager with a working knowledge of accounts payable procedures within a multi-currency and multi legal entity environment. Management experience is essential along with anybody who has also worked previously within a supplier facing role.

After another exceptional financial year resulting in employees being awarded their annual bonus, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful global business where the working environment could not be any more positive.