£46.405k - £53.455k

Job Type

Full Time


2 days ago


ContractType: Permanent

In this busy role, you'll be a dynamic leader for a team responsible for paying all of Aldi's 35,000+ colleagues across the UK. 

National Finance & Administration are an integral part of the business ensuring that payments are made efficiently and accurately. Detail-focused and conscientious, you'll ensure that we achieve compliance with all internal and external guidelines and regulations while motivating a team within a co-operative working environment. 

We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. It means now, more than ever, we need to keep on top of our finances. 

Accounts Payable Team Leader

We are recruiting for an Accounts Payable Team Leader to join our newly formed Accounts Payable team, which will be responsible for the processing of all invoices for the business.

As Accounts Payable Team Leader you will be expected to run the Accounts Payable team, achieving compliance with all internal and external guidelines.

You will ensure a high level of accuracy and efficiency at all times, whilst contributing to a co-operative working environment.

The Team Leader has the responsibility to motivate their employees and encourage excellent performance ensuring everyone is performing to the best of their ability.

Role responsibilities:

• Makes decisions regarding the coordination of National Administration Assistant resource on a daily basis
• Supports decision making at a higher level
• Authorises holidays of the National Administration Assistants reporting to them
• Plans and supervises the training of new employees and the ongoing development of those employees reporting to them
• Liaises with internal National, and International departments
• Liaises with internal and external auditors, and external bodies when required
• Informs the National Finance and Administration Manager or Director about sickness and holidays of the National Administration Assistants
• Liaises with the National Finance and Administration Manager or Director on Accounts procedures
• Leads, directs and supervises the work of the team reporting to them
• Ensures cascade of relevant information to their team
• Holds National Administration Assistant performance reviews

Skills and attributes:

• Experience as a Purchase Ledger Team Leader or Manager is essential
• Experience of managing a team
• Experience in processing high volumes of invoices
• High attention to detail
• Strong work ethic
• Driven
• Able to work under pressure, multi task and prioritise workload
• Well organised
• Works in a structured, methodical manner
• Takes personal responsibility for resolving queries and issues within their team
• Uses initiative
• Proficient in the use of all office packages
• Clear communicator
• Team player
• Accounts qualification is preferred, although not essential
• SAP experience is preferred, although not essential

About the Company



We’re bursting with pride here at Aldi. We’re one of the UK’s fastest-growing supermarket chains, and we’ve opened the doors to over 900 stores with plans to have 1,200 stores by 2025. Aldi is a multi-award-winning employer, offering one of the best working environments in the UK and competitive rates of pay in the supermarket sector. It’s a success that’s down to our ability to offer quality products at low prices. But, without the hard work and commitment of our people, it would be a very different story. We’re renowned for our competitive pay and benefits, and our fantastic training programmes. So many of our 36,000 people have fallen in love with our ethos, the way we do business, and everything we stand for.

Company Size

10,000 employees or more