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Accounts Payable Manager

Job Title: Accounts Payable Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
REF: AF180219_1550512673
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email: alex@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

WHY WE NEED YOU

As the AP manager you will manage a small Accounts Payable team within a busy finance department, ensuring prompt processing of all documents and payments, you will motivate the team to perform their roles to the best of their ability and liaise with key department heads to ensure suppliers are paid in a timely manner.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Reviewing and developing the AP process and ensuring it is fit for purpose
  • SAP lead on AP processes and issue resolution
  • Leading the team to ensure the accurate coding, inputting and matching of all invoices in SAP
  • Ensuring payment delegation limits and approvals are adhered to
  • Reviewing and agreeing payment runs prior to any payments being made
  • Monitoring clearing accounts and debit/credit balances
  • Managing the closing of financial records for month end, year end and running reports
  • Reviewing and managing KPI's on a weekly basis- identifying any areas of improvement and implementing change to successfully improve these

ABOUT YOU

  • Previous experience managing AP for a mid to large business (£50m+) is essential, with a background in a retail environment preferred
  • Previous experience in managing a team to deliver high performance
  • Ability to work under conditions of pressure and adjust to urgent situations
  • Resilient personality, with the ability to be adaptable with a positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills, able to adapt the message to its audience
  • Ability to review processes and implement changes where necessary
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of SAP system