Accounts Payable Team Leader

Eireann Personnel
Ealing, Greater London
£31000 - £32000/annum Excellent benefits package
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable Team Leader


Salary up to £33,000 plus an amazing benefits package

Job Summary

To lead the Accounts Payable Payments team. Manage the timely payment of invoices on Maconomy.

Ensure the Payments Assistants are raising BACS and manual payments as per the company timetable.

Manage the timely approval of all payments.

Ensure employee expenses are verified, processed and paid in a timely manner.

Review team goals, ensuring that high level of accuracy is achieved at all times.

Deliver KPI and monthly statistics per agency, identifying and commenting on variances to plans.

Ensure the team meet deadlines and work within the SLA.

The role requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

To be a proactive member of the Accounts Payable Management Team.

Main Duties

•To provide leadership and Management of the AP Payments, responsible for the training, evaluation, motivation and development of the individuals within the team.

•Establish regular training sessions with team to ensure they are proficient in the most efficient mechanism to perform their roles

•Perform regular staff performance evaulations & objective settings.

•Set the team targets and expectations at the beginning of the month
•Review statistics and volumes of payments requested.
•Provide monthly reports to the Accounts Payable Manager highlighting the issues of quality.
•Conduct Monthly One to One’s ensuring KPI’s, targets and objectives are set and measured, support and training to be provided with follow up meetings. All one to ones to be documented and progress to be discussed with individual.
•To ensure all Vendor Bank Accounts are up to date and accurate at all times, changes to be communicated, signed off and updated as per company process.

•To ensure the shared Mailbox is managed and sorted through daily, ensuring all vendor and client issues are addressed and responded to within 48 hours.

•To address and resolve Agency queries, ensuring these are monitored and observed until resolved.

•To assist Auditors with queries and questions during company Audits

•To ensure all account numbers and correct accurate details are added/improved to remittance advices in order to ensure swift allocation of payments.

•Manage the Month End close in accordance to strict timetable set by Management Accounts/Head of Department.
•Ad hoc projects as directed by the Accounts Payable Manager.

Provide holiday and sick cover as necessary


•Proven track record in Managing a team and can demonstrate expertise in motivating and developing.

•Previous Accounts Payable experience is essential.

•Clear understanding of how accounting transactions are entered and posted to the General Ledger.

•Strong Excel and Systems experience necessary.

•Commercially focused with a client service approach.

•Confidence in dealing and building relationships with staff at all levels of management.

•Excellent written and oral communication skills.

•High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

•Well organised with strength in prioritising.

•Flexible attitude to achieve results.

•Positive outlook and ambition to progress within Finance.

•Calm under pressure.

If interested in this amazing career opportunity please forward your CV to Anna Maguire