Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Purchase Ledger Manager

United Kingdom

Closing in 3 days

Purchase Ledger Manager

Finance & Procurement Directorate Professional & Business Support Grade 7 - £38,205 to £42,978 dependent on experience

The University's Finance and Procurement Directorate is responsible for the delivery of professional financial and accounting advice and decision support services, both to University staff and external stakeholders. It also ensures compliance with statutory and regulatory financial requirements.

As part of the Finance and Procurement Directorate, the Purchase Ledger Team (13 members) is a busy team, responsible for ensuring all payments due from the University (except payroll) are paid in a timely manner and accounted for correctly. Including payments to suppliers (goods and services), staff (expenses) and students (bursaries and expenses). It is a proactive and friendly team and we are looking for someone to manage the team and lead on delivery of the service.

So, if you have experience of working in a large organisation, managing a successful purchase ledger team, with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement then this might be the job for you.

We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling career in a supportive environment.

As well as 25 days annual leave and the eight standard UK bank holidays, you also get up to six extra days each year for extended University closure around some UK public/holidays.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area/ this type of job at Sheffield Hallam.

The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international applicants; this will depend on a number of factors specific to the individual applicant. If you require sponsorship to undertake this role, please visit GOV.UK to check your eligibility before applying.

Contact Person : Louise Walsh Contact Number : 0114 225 4550 Date Advertised : 09-Feb-2024 Closing Date : 25-Feb-2024 Location : City / Hybrid Employment Type : Permanent - Full Time Job number : 104205

Job details


Purchase Ledger Manager


Sheffield Hallam University


United Kingdom


February 10, 2024

Application deadline

February 25, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

Sheffield Hallam University is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England. This is one of the biggest and the most diverse of the universities in England. The university is sprawled over two locations. They have a city campus that is situated in the city center near the Sheffield Railway Station and the collegiate campus is almost 2 miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. They are the 11th biggest university in the UK, out of a total of 167 having 30,815 students, out of which 4,400 are international and 4,494 are the staff. There are 708 courses.

The former names of the university were Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield City Polytechnic. The university endowment is 0.52 million Pounds as of 2015. The Chancellor of the university is Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. The Vice-chancellor is Chris Husbands. Out of the total student strength, 24,455 were undergraduates, as of 2016-2017, and 6,365 were postgraduates. The university is associated with the Association of Commonwealth universities.

There are many research centers and the faculties have been divided into four parts, namely the faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), Faculty of Health and wellbeing (HWB) and Sheffield Business School (SBS). They have 30 centers for research, including the Art and Design Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, among others. Helena Kennedy is the present Chancellor who is also a broadcaster, barrister, and the life peer of the House of Lords. SHU is the leading partner for Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for Southern Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

There are many notable alumni, including Kid Acne, who is a musician and artist, Roma Bubuniak, who is an artist. The notable staff includes Alison Adam, who is the professor of society, technology and science and I.M Dharmadasa, who is an applied researcher and physicist specializing in low in cost solar cells.

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