Show results for
  • Sygnature
  • News
  • Drug Discovery
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Events
  • Vacancies

Purchase Ledger Team Leader

Sygnature Discovery are recruiting a PL Team Leader to join their 11-person finance team working alongside the existing PL team of 3. The role would suit candidates with a solid grounding in Purchase Ledger that want to take a step up into a supervisory position. This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop your managerial skills and career with the full support of the Head of Finance within a friendly and welcoming team.

Principal responsibilities will include: 

  • Management of 3 existing members of the PL team
  • Full responsibility for the maintenance of the creditor’s ledger
  • Twice monthly GBP, EUR & USD payments runs
  • Overall responsibility of the PL email inbox
  • Processing PL invoices
  • PL and payment query resolution
  • Import / export supplier management (DHL/Fedex etc) 

Regular and Ad-Hoc tasks will include but are not limited to:   

  • Preparing ad hoc / proforma bank payments in the online banking system and posting through Sage
  • Liaise with management accounts team regarding month end deadlines
  • Other projects and supporting the wider team as required

To succeed in the role, you will have the following skills & capabilities: 

  • Keen attention to detail and ability to check own and others’ work
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Confidence with people management and supervision
  • Ideally experience with Sage 50 (not exclusive)
  • Strong communication skills across all mediums i.e. email, phone, face to face, video call and at all levels of seniority across the business
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise


This is a permanent position and offering an excellent training and benefits package, including:

  • A highly competitive salary which is reviewed annually
  • A bonus scheme
  • A well-regarded pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance.

All our benefits are tailored to enhancing your experience at Sygnature as it is important to us that you share in our success.

We also recognise that the environment you work in is a priority, so we have built a collaborative and supportive culture with plenty of opportunities to grow and succeed, tailored to individual and business needs. This includes an excellent set of bespoke training and development courses to accelerate both your personal and career growth.

If you are interested in joining a successful and engaged company that places its people at the heart of its business, please apply through the link, including the following.

Apply Here

  • Your CV,
  • a covering letter that briefly outlines your suitability for the role and your current notice period (if applicable), and
  • confirmation of your status of eligibility to work in the UK (we are able to consider sponsoring potential employees with relevant levels of qualifications and experience under a Skilled Worker visa).

Your application will be submitted through our trusted partners, LogicMelon, although only employees of Sygnature Discovery will review your application and personal data.

We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Careers team at Please do not submit your application to this email address.


More Vacancies

HR Administrator – Learning & Development (Nottingham)

Background Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated...


HR Administrator – Operations (Nottingham)

Background Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated...


Get in Touch

For more details on how we can provide innovative support to your project please use this contact form.

CTA Form

The information you supply will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. For further details about how Sygnature Discovery collects, uses and stores personal data, please refer to our Website Privacy Notice available here.