Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Posted 04 October 2022
Salary £30000 - £40000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameMartin Lawrence

Job description

Accounts Payable Team Leader

Reading, c£35,000 - £40,000

Wade Macdonald is currently partnering with a leading distributor, who are well established within their industry sector and have gone from strength to strength, seeing substantial growth within the last few years.

About the role - key responsibilities:

Working within a large finance team, this role will be responsible for ensuring suppliers invoices are checked, processed, and paid within the terms set for the payment cycles. The ideal candidate will have a good attention to detail and ability to handle a large number of invoices.

  • Responsibility for checking invoices against the PO
  • Ensuring that invoices received are processed on a daily basis
  • Ensuring that invoices are approved in time to meet the payment cycles set
  • Forecasting payments
  • Liaising with Suppliers with regards to any queries and so on
  • Issuing payments in payment cycles (weekly & monthly)
  • Monitoring and completing monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Supporting the Accounts Payable Manager to promote best practice and team development

What you will need to be successful:

  • Previous Accounts Payable Experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Good MS Office skills (Excel in particular, VLOOKUP's and pivot tables)
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate at all levels within the business
  • Good team player with good time management and ability to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks.
  • AP Automation knowledge (ideally)


  • Excellent career progression opportunities with training and on-going Learning and Development support, from the organisation
  • Learning and development opportunities, with studies/professional qualifications being funded
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Discounted IT, electronics, mobiles, and accessories for staff
  • Eye care scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

How to proceed

If this role is of interest, then please do apply using the link or email martin.lawrence@wademacdonald.com

Accounts Payable Team Leader

Reading, c£35,000 - £40,000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.