Job title: Purchase Ledger Team Manager

Department: Finance

Location: Halifax

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, two days per week in the office

Salary: Competitive

We’re looking for a Purchase Ledger Team Manager to be part of our success story.

**Listed in the 2022 Sunday Times 100: Britain’s fastest-growing private companies.
**Great career development opportunities – grow with us.

About the role

To manage a team of finance assistants, ensuring team KPIs and customer expectations are met in a high volume fast paced environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead a team of finance assistants in the timely processing of all invoices received
  • Ensure that agreed collection targets are met
  • Proactively manage the relationship with internal and external stakeholders and ensure clear and open communication at all levels
  • Identify and assist in the implementation of opportunities to streamline and automate processes
  • Monitor several team processes and propose corrective action where needed
  • Maintain an appropriate control environment ensuring team members understand their responsibilities and wider impact
  • To be a role model within the department, demonstrating the Group’s values and behaviours

Skills and experience

  • People Management experience
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise
  • Sales and purchase ledger knowledge
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Personal health cash plan – claim back the cost of things like dentist and optical check ups
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity / adoption / shared parental pay
  • Life assurance: three times basic salary
  • Free breakfasts and fruit
  • Birthday surprise for everybody!

What you can expect from us

At Activate Group, looking after team members is a major priority. Whether you're at our smart Halifax or Peterborough offices or working from home, we'll make sure you have all the support you need to succeed.

From benefits that put your health and wellbeing first, to impressive rewards for our employee of the month, and little perks like free fruit and cereal, we’ll go out of our way to show how much we appreciate you.

A bit about us

Named by the Sunday Times as one of the UK’s 100 fastest-growing private companies, we employ more than 700 team members nationwide.

We work with some of the UK's largest fleets and insurance companies, supporting drivers that have been involved in a road incident at our contact centres in Halifax and Peterborough.

We look after every step of the repair process, repairing vehicles at our own Activate Accident Repair body shops, and through a UK-wide network of independent repair partners.

Want to know what it’s like to work with us? Take a look at our purpose and values. They define who we are, and how we work with team members, customers and suppliers:

Purpose: Make someone's bad day better


  • Make it happen – Be accountable. Take the initiative, work fast, and do a great job.
  • Strive for better – Be bold. Challenge the norm – make small improvements often.
  • Win together – Be a team-player. Win together, learn together, respect each other.