Accounts Payable Supervisor

City of London, London
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Payable Supervisor - Immediate start preferable
Central London
GBP31,000 p.a + excellent benefits package

My client is a fantastic, well known construction company based in the heart of London, who are currently looking to recruit an experienced Account Payable Supervisor. As part of a larger group, they offer an enjoyable working environment, where you will report into the Finance Manager, as part of a finance team of x6. A vacancy has arisen for an Accounts Payable Supervisor/Manager to join the small accounts team of 8 in the London office.
The Accounts Payable section processes and deals with a high volume of supplier and subcontractor invoices and applications for payment. (about 300-400 per week) and a large number of phone calls and emails, both externally and internally.

Overview of position :
· Overall control over both the supplier and subcontractors ledgers, ensuring invoices are correctly and timely recorded, authorised and paid and any queries resolved.
· Ensuring the costs are correctly coded to appropriate projects and running various project cost reports and outstanding supplier balances reports.
· Preparing weekly payment reports.
· Dealing with subcontractor calls, emails and queries and supervising 4 staff members

Detailed activities carried out in the AP Dept:
· monitoring the accounts department email in-box on a daily basis and answering queries
· printing out invoices and payment applications and logging in the invoice register
· stamping, project coding and scanning invoices
· entering purchase invoices into Easybuild
· running reports of unpaid transactions and running weekly payment proposal reports
· chasing up queries or unauthorised invoices with Project Managers in order to obtain approval prior to payment
· responding to suppliers and sub-contractors by phone and email regarding payment dates and CIS queries
· reconciling supplier statements and resolving queries
· running ad hoc reports from time to time and supervising three assistants

Candidate spec :

Ideally the candidate would :
· Have experience of working in a high volume purchase ledger environment
· Be familiar with Excel, Word and Outlook
· Have attention to detail and a professional telephone manner
· Be used to working in a small team
· Have experience of the construction industry, property or a project management environment

If this sounds like you and you are looking for a fresh challenge, then please apply now or call Stephanie Taggart at Collective Recruit Ltd

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