Ledger Manager

  • Job Reference: LM0001
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £16.00 to £16.92 Per Hour
  • Sector: Finance, Office
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Mulenga Fiseko

Job Description

Ledger Manager

Location: Halifax

Employment Type: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £16.92 p/h - Potential for longer-term opportunity.

Working Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break

Are you seeking a rewarding role that values diverse experiences? Stafflex are currently supporting our client in a time of change that has brought forward a need for a Temporary Ledger Manager. We are seeking a dynamic individual to fill a newly available position, offering an immediate start for the right candidate and a potential for a longer-term role once a department restructure is established.

Holding responsibility for managing Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger and Cashbook Ledgers, the successful candidate will be supporting a Financial Director, managing a Finance Assistant, managing credit control processes and covering the assistant accountant when required.

As a Ledger Manager, you will play a crucial role in our client's success by:

  • Managing ledgers for UK and US based operations.
  • Managing the Finance Assistant, ensuring all day-to-day ledger tasks are adhered to.
  • Review and approve weekly payment runs.
  • Ensure timely payment and invoices are processed (~400 invoices per month).
  • Perform daily debtor and creditor reviews, keeping to strict ledger balance limits.
  • Manage credit control processes.
  • Reporting to Group CEO and Group FD, building good organisational working relationships.
  • Manage expenses and ensure claims are paid in line with policies.
  • Oversee baking reconciliations for GBP, USD and EUR accounts.
  • Assist in year-end accounts and external audit process
  • Cover for Assistant Accountant when required.

Requirements: To thrive in this role, you should possess:

  • 3+ Years' experience of managing ledgers and a ledger team is essential.
  • Use of Sage 200 or corporate accounting software.
  • Accounting experience (including posting journals).
  • Organisational/time management skills.
  • Strong communication.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Common sense, logical thinking, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to produce accurate financial information and reports.
  • AAT or part accountant qualification.
  • A desire for continuous learning and professional development

If you are a results-driven professional seeking a challenging yet rewarding opportunity, we invite you to apply. For any further information, please call Mulenga or Laura on 01484 351010 (Ext 3).