Accounts Payable Manager ( Travel & Leisure )

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Ritz Recruitment Ltd
London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The successful candidate will play a significant role in the day-to-day operation, leading a small team of assistants in the management of a large supplier portfolio. Whilst tasked with reviewing current efficiencies and procedures, this role also requires the need to lead by example. The right candidate will be willing to assist the team in all aspects of the department, including the processing of invoices and liaising with suppliers.

Role to include, but not limited to:

  • Manage and motivate a team of Accounts Payable Assistants in processing invoices (+2000 per week), supporting where necessary
  • Generate weekly payment runs across multiple currencies, identifying payment priorities against available cash flow
  • Become the main source of contact for suppliers and venues, as well as other departments within the company
  • Resolve supplier queries and manage expectations during busy periods
  • Induct, train and continually develop new starters to the department, providing direction and guidance
  • Review current processes and procedures to establish efficiencies and identify any areas for improvement
  • Carry out staff reviews and appraisals
  • Install a working environment that encourages creative input and ideas for the benefit of the company


  • At least two years in a similar capacity, working as an Accounts Payable Manager in a high invoice volume business
  • Strong Team management skills
  • Experience of Accounting Software essential (Sage 50/200 desirable)
  • Advanced Excel skills (essential minimum requirement: pivot tables, sumifs, if statements, experience dealing with large volumes of data)
  • Experience dealing with a multi-currency supplier ledger
  • Travel & Leisure industry experience (desirable)