AP Manager, Media, Central London, £45,000

Recruiter
TRACE RECRUIT LTD
Location
Covent Garden
Salary
Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is a large Media PLC and looking for an Accounts Payable Manager to join their team. Leading a team of 3 and being a critical lead in process and procedure improvements to ensure a more efficient and streamlined workflow,

Key Accountabilities

Processes

·Maintain control schedule of monthly non-AP payments (VAT, overseas salaries, etc.) and act as point contact for all requests

·Ensure prompt processing and disbursement of the above

·Actively assist in working capital usage by proactively managing supplier payments

·Plan for any large forecast payments to ensure necessary approvers are available

·Develop KPI’s within accounts payable

Controls

·Develop and maintain appropriate cash disbursement controls

oFully understand and uphold the controls in place

oReview of processes related to non-RBS banks and implement controls in line with Group disbursements policy

oMaintain signatory listing for bank/loan/other

·Develop and robust set of controls over supplier set up, supplier payments and same day payments within accounts payable

·Ensure the AP ledger is clean and tidy at all times with no negative or unusual balances therein

·Supplier reconciliations

·Play ley part in roll-out of purchase requisitioning across the group

Systems

·Maintain expenses system and the accounts payable section of Agresso

Key Skills & Knowledge

Essential

·Previous AP management experience

·Understanding of foreign currency transactions and postings

·Previous experience of reviewing and improving processes and controls and managing projects

·Team management experience

·Self-starter and able to prioritise effectively

·Proactive approach with strong interpersonal skills

Desirable

·Experience of being audited and ability to prepare year end schedules and answer auditor queries

·Understanding of PLC reporting

Key Competencies

·Ability to work independently

·Team management

·Ability to deliver to deadlines

·Communication

·Attention to Detail

·Accuracy

·Initiative

·Prioritisation


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