Accounts Payable Manager

Shepton Mallet
£32000 - £40000/annum
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable Manager - Shepton Mallet - 1 Year Fixed Term - £32,000 - £40,000About the roleAccounts Payable is a part of Capita Business Process Outsourcing, based at the Mendip Council Officces in Shepton Mallet.The Post supports a number of clients whose Accounts Payable invoices will be processed via the offsite centreAbout Capita We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.Key Responsibilities * Management of the onsite Accounts Payable teams * Support on the transition of Accounts Payable to the new offsite processing centre in Chichester * Ensure completeness and accuracy of the transactional processes * Ensure efficient and effective processes are implemented across teams. * Ensure all contractual obligations are achieved and reported to client as part of month end reporting. * Ensure segregation of duties are in place * Ensure all statutory & non statutory returns are completed in required timeline. * Internal MI reports are produced in line with timeline, from the system, and reported to LGS management. * Be proactive in ensuring contractual SLA's are achieved, including raising issues to the Financial Operations Manager. * Identify development opportunities and feedback to the Head of Finance & Exchequer. * Maintain relationship / point of contact with client teams and attendance at monthly client performance meetings and service improvement groups * Any other reasonable requirements as requested by managementSkills and Experience * Experienced in AP and AR processes * Prior knowledge of client contractor relationship * MS Office suite, including knowledge of Excel to at least 'intermediate' standard * Staff ManagementPersonal qualities: * Adaptable and pro-active, with positive outlook and adaptable to change * Strong communication skills and cheerful disposition * Commitment to deliver high quality service and continuous improvement * Well organised with ability to effectively prioritise and manage workloads of self and team * Customer focus * Strong analytical skills with ability to prepare and improve upon systems and procedures * Innovative and problem-solving * Ability to lead and motivate staff; assertive and decisiveWhat we hope you will do nextCapita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.Listen | Create | DeliverFollow Capita on twitter @capitacareersFollow Capita on facebook @careersatcapitaCapita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check