Accounts Payable Supervisor

Page Personnel Finance
City of London, London
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Payable Supervisor, International Law Firm, Exceptional Salary / Benefits

Client Details

This top law firm are at the forefront of their industry and their London office is leading the way in terms of growth.


As the Accounts Payable Supervisor you will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for the Client and Office payment functions
  • Review and approve vendor payments and Chrome River expenses for the weekly processing runs and ad hoc payments as required
  • Manage Counsel payments, company Barclaycard and key supplier relationships
  • Ensure daily reports, checks and reconciliations are completed
  • Check and verify the monthly bank reconciliations for the client and office accounts
  • Review and manage the Client account balances
  • Approve and transmit Client/Office account payments using Coutts and Barclays banking systems
  • Manage and develop the accounts payable team to ensure they are appropriately trained and supported to develop to their full potential.
  • Assisting in the production and submission of VAT returns for the LLP and Properties company
  • Support day to day accounting for the Properties company
  • Completion of business questionnaires and data for National Statistics
  • Review, improve and document the accounting systems internal controls and processes
  • Ensure finance policies and best practice principles are adhered to throughout the Accounts function
  • Organise team meetings, holiday and absence management and cover within the Accounts team
  • Responsibility for SRA, AML and ABC compliance by the Accounts team and ensuring all staff are fully trained
  • Other ad hoc projects as required


To be considered for the role of Accounts Payable Supervisor, you must have the following:

  • Previous work within a law firm and ideally experience of working with client money
  • Experience within a Partnership is essential, proven ability to win the confidence and respect of Partners, colleagues and all levels of staff throughout an organisation
  • Proven staff management skills and a pro-active approach to management and mentoring, able to work well with others even under pressure
  • A team player who is well organised, has an excellent attention to detail and recognises the importance of completing work to a very high standard
  • Experience of Elite would be advantageous (particularly 3E)
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities, with the energy and enthusiasm to manage new initiatives, challenge the norm and strive towards excellence and innovation

Job Offer

£40,000 - £45,000 + excellent benefits