Purchase Ledger Team Leader

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Full time

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Evander Vision & Mission

We believe that where you live and work should always be safe, secure and smart.

Believe in the future of Evander and build a profitable £100M+ business together. Listen to our colleagues and create a great place to work where people feel trusted to make a difference. Love our customers and go the extra mile.


Key Accountabilities & Activities

  • Supervision of a small team of Purchase Ledger staff
  • Organise work in the team and allocating responsibilities to ensure deadlines are prioritised and met in accordance with KPI’s
  • Preparing weekly KPI’s
  • Managing a portfolio of key suppliers
  • Ensuring supplier statements are reconciled regularly
  • Responsible for credit card reconciliation
  • Investigate and resolve invoice queries or discrepancies
  • Ensure that issues are resolved in a timely manner so that payment terms are adhered to
  • Deal with both suppliers and internal departments to resolve issues causing invoice queries.
  • Build up a sound working relationship through regular contact and review meetings with suppliers
  • Network internally with other departments in order to provide good service and response to queries

Experience and Personal Attributes


  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise daily tasks
  • Experience within Accounts Payable
  • Good problem-solving skills and able to use your own initiative
  • Previous experience in supervising staff
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Able to communicate at all levels face to face and by telephone
  • Demonstrates the ability to work on own initiative and take ownership of tasks.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team to achieve shared objectives
  • Professional manner when dealing with external stakeholders
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong PC skills, must be adept in the use of Excel and email
  • Numerate and accurate
  • Diligence and attention to detail

Personal Attributes:

  • Professional
  • Trustworthy
  • Consistent
  • Helpful
  • Innovative
  • Resilient under pressure

Other important things…

  • Act as an ambassador for our brand values, actively promoting and applying these values wherever possible.
  • Comply with Health & Safety requirements of the Company, keeping ourselves and each other safe at all times.
  • Take the time to understand and work within Evander’s policies, procedures and ways of working.
  • Uphold the company’s equal opportunities policy and ensure that any discriminatory practise within the workplace is appropriately challenged.
  • Adhere to all aspects of confidentiality and Data Protection in order to comply with the law, observing all policies and guidelines.
  • The post holder will be required to undertake such other duties as may be required within the competence of the post. Therefore, the list of duties in this job description should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.
  • A full UK drivers’ licence and the ability to travel nationally where required.
  • The flexibility for some overnight stays as and when required.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion, we aim to create a workforce that is representative of society where colleagues can be themselves. We know that embracing differences enhances Evander’s operational capabilities and helps to create a Great Place to Work. We are proud to celebrate diversity where individuals are accepted for who they are, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or ability.