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Salary£45000 - £50000 per annum
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LocationGrays
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TermPerm
Currently seeking an enthusiastic, organised and experienced hands -on Accounts Payable Manager to lead an Accounts Payable team within a Centralised Finance Team
This will suit a leader with experience managing a medium sized team, having in-depth knowledge of Accounts Payable with an interest to build and lead a growing Accounts Payable function.


Main responsibilities will include


  • Management of staff within the AP team including: 121’s, appraisal’s, goal setting, performance measurement, training, recruitment, work allocation
  • Responding to escalated queries
  • Development and reporting on KPI’s, providing analysis and insight
  • Responsible for maintaining supplier ledgers
  • Documenting and implementing new AP processes with a view to improve control framework
  • Own the process for payment of supplier invoices, reviewing and submitting urgent payment requests as required
  • During busy periods, enter invoices onto the general ledger software, ensuring validity of invoices, checking authorisation and ensuring correct general ledger coding
  • Review cashbooks / bank reconciliations
  • Assist with online bank payments
  • Review the system setup of new suppliers
  • Support the AP team with Investigations and responses to supplier queries
  • To ensure accuracy, efficiency and professionalism when dealing with internal and external clients, including both colleagues and business heads
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate


  • Background in Accounts Payable
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Demonstrate a track record of implementing processes and solving issues
  • Experience working in a high-volume transaction environment across multiple location/multiple business units
  • Ability to work autonomously proactively identifying and prioritising multiple work loads in a fast-paced environment
  • IT literate i.e. Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Good planning and organisation skills
 
For further information please contact Hannah Flindall

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