Accounts Payable Manager

Job Title: Accounts Payable Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: EA_1208APM_1597225186
Contact Name: Emily Amos
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Currently recruiting a Payables Manager position for a global retailer. This varied role involves partnering with internal and external customers in a fast paced and challenging environment requiring sound influencing and communication skills.

Key Accountabilities

  • Leading the Expense Payable process in ensuring the accurate and timely recording of all transactional data, Invoices and Associate Expense records.
  • Review vendor account balances to ensure that these reconcile to their statements.
  • Payments to vendors and Associates, to agreed payment terms.
  • Delivery of KPI's to agreed goals through the team, ability to prioritise workload to achieve these.
  • Transactions and payments for leases are processed and paid as per the agreed terms.
  • Compliance of Expense Payable process to deliver regulatory compliance for Sarbanes Oxley, key and operational controls. Develop or amend controls, as new processes are implemented.
  • Analyse Associate Expense data to ensure compliance to the company's travel expense policy.
  • Understands business needs and deliver these without compromising agreed contractual arrangements or controls.
  • Has a broad knowledge of the purchase to pay process, influencing and provide support to business in company change initiatives.
  • Provide guidance to business partners in administering PO's in line with accounting guidelines.
  • Builds effective Teams
  • Builds an effective team to deliver the KPI's in an ever changing, fast pacing and growing business.
  • Manage performance and development of individuals, ensuring that talent is grown to deliver succession and growth of the business.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Experienced transactional processing manager with a minimum of 5 years similar running a team handling similar volumes.
  • Proven record of delivery to deadlines and KPI improvement.
  • Experience of successfully supporting teams through periods of organisational growth/change.
  • T. skills - Sound knowledge of Excel, Word and ERP system.
  • Experience of working in a retail environment desirable.