Location: Wakefield

Role: Finance Team Leader

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 + Study support


Monday - Thursday 8:30-5pm

Friday early finish of 3:30pm!

Client Overview:

My client is a £100 million turnover a world renounced business. They are rapidly expanding and the finance team in flourishing. This is a newly developed role due to growth.

The Role:

You will be supporting 2 management accountancy and assisting the learning and delivery across the finance functions.

Purchase Ledger Responsibilities 50%:

  • Manage the Purchase Ledger Mailbox, ensuring emails are managed and actioned.
  • Manage two purchase ledger apprentices, ensuring the following tasks are completed.
  • Ensure supplier statements are reconciled.
  • Ensure proforma account is reconciled.
  • Ensure Unallocated payments are cleared down. - e.g Direct debits
  • Ensure Intercompany Invoices are all on at month end.
  • Ensure new supplier accounts are setup correctly and maintain existing account details
  • Ensure staff expenses paid weekly
  • Ensure purchase invoices queries are resolved. - e.g PO price differences.

Sales Ledger Responsibilities 50%:

  • Manage the Sales Ledger Mailbox - ensuring emails are actioned.
  • Manage full credit control process
  • Ensure customers pay on time.
  • Check customer's credit ratings with banks.
  • Dealing with internal queries about payments.
  • Register sales invoices with finance house to obtain cash
  • Ensure no sales invoices are blocked for funding - obtain paperwork
  • Ensure unallocated Cash is allocated


  • Setting up payments in bank
  • Learn to post Journal postings / Double entry
  • Additional duties as and when required to benefit the business.


  • A minimum of 2-4 years in a all rounded accounts role
  • Must be very organised and able to work accurately
  • Confident dealing with queries by phone and email
  • Confident in own ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Excel skills
  • AAT studier or CIMA studier
  • AAT qualified or equivalent
  • Highly motivated to progress their career
  • Excellent excel skills