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Ledger Supervisor

Ledger Supervisor – Lincoln – £30k- £40k.   As Ledger Supervisor, manage and mentor a small finance team working on the debtors and creditors ledgers, manage risk associated with debtor accounts for both internal and group reporting, and guide the credit controllers into collecting as much cash as possible.

Role of Ledger Supervisor

  • Conduct weekly debtor balance reviews with the team, focussing on any overdue accounts or accounts considered to otherwise present risk to the company’s cash position;
  • Submit details of weekly cash review to Financial Controller, including details of risky balances, for potential exclusion from weekly cash flow forecast and inclusion on weekly credit control risks submissions to group. Share these details with the Financial Accountants team in advance of the next weekly cash flow forecast;
  • Be the authority on whether or not to release accounts from hold, while ensuring any action taken, is consistent with internal control procedures;
  • Manage the team into escalating any issues with cash collection to further stages as necessary including placing accounts on hold, sending letters before action or further steps beyond this, keeping the sales team informed before any draconian measures are taken.
  • Monitor the preparation and reconciliation by the team of GRNI lists in readiness for month-end management accounts reporting
  • Monitor any debit balances on the ledger understanding the reasons for these;
  • Be an authorised signatory on payment runs, checking and matching the detail of liabilities per the ledger and invoices, to the BACS run report.
  • Be the lead in dealing with internal and external audit queries in relation to the purchase ledger.


Ideal Candidate for the role of Ledger Supervisor

  • At least five years’ experience working within an accounts department, and dealing with credit control related issues
  • As Ledger Supervisor, you must have experience in a similar role
  • Comfortable mentoring and leading a small team and being a source of guidance, support, and commercial knowledge
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