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Expenses Account Management & Transactional Team Lead

Ref no. BHN558424
Location City of Preston, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Expenses Account Managament & Transactional Team Lead - 12 month contract - Preston - £25.60 ph UMB or £19.69 ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Expenses, Purchasing, Finance, Account Management,


Expenses Account Management & Transactional Team Lead

Job description

The Role

As an Expense supervisor/team lead, you will be responsible for leading a team who provide the audit service for Travel and Expense and Corporate Purchasing Accounts across all business groups. You will also be responsible for carrying out and supporting the team in executing other Corporate Purchasing Account administrative tasks and transactional activities which include, but are not limited to, Corporate Purchasing Account feed file imports, Corporate Purchasing Account reconciliations and money owed process.

Role Responsibilities:

Not limited to...

  • First point of contact for the team with day to day queries relating to policy and procedures

  • Responsible for the day to day co-ordination of the teams workload in line with agreed due by dates and deadlines, setting standards and assigning work as appropriate

  • Ensure that sound financial controls and processes are maintained and developed to comply with internal audit requirements

  • Monitoring of team's performance and training needs, identifying areas that need to be addressed and provide support where required

  • Ensuring timely completion of mandatory and essential learning for self and team

  • Ensuring team engagement through regular communication via effective and structured team meetings and 1-1 meetings etc.

  • Taking ownership and responsibility of escalated requests and queries/complaints to resolution.

  • Prepare regular reports and presentations for management information and review.


  • An ability to apply a logic analytic approach to solve problems and system intergration issues.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, sometimes working under pressure to challenging to deadlines.
  • Effective communication of information both written adn verbally.
  • High standards of accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal teamwork and communications skills.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with a positive 'can do' attitude.
  • Ablity to prioritise and organise own workload and the workloads of team members when faced with competing requests.
  • Personal credibility and professional confidence.


  • Working to an agreed SLA in a transactional environment (essential)
  • Expense Processes and Concur system knowledge (desired but not essential)
  • Corporate Purchasing Account Concur Process knowledge (desired but not essential)
  • Leading, coaching and motivation of a team to achieve high standards of performance (desired but not essential)


  • Intermediate IT skills, in particular MS Word and MS Excel.

Security Requirements: BPSS

This role requires you to obtain a basic disclosure along with employment reference checks before starting.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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