Accounts Payable Supervisor

6 days left

Sheridan Maine
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sheridan Maine Accountancy & Finance are recruiting a permanent Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Supervisor position for a large global business based in Portsmouth.

This role is based at the Head Office and requires a robust individual to take ownership of this busy function.

This role reports to the Financial Director. Duties include:

- Monitor performance via Key Performance Indicators whilst maintaining quality of support and adherence to policies and procedures.
- Set and review objectives in line with the overall team business plan.
- Responsible for the continual improvement of a high performance team - people management including day to day workload of your team; coaching and supporting as and when required.
- Execute weekly payments to Vendors in line with existing compliance and controls processes.
- Carry out regular team meetings and 1-1's.
- Conduct appraisals and assist the team members in submitting their Personal Development Plans.
In addition to any number of activities covering:
- To manage the end to end day in the life of an Invoice process including the day to day transactional activities of the team and to take ownership of key reporting specific to Invoice processing.
- To take ownership to ensure that all control accounts across a number of operating companies are managed effectively and open items are kept to a minimum.
- To oversee cash-flow forecasting; cash-flow variance analysis and balance sheet budgeting for AP.
- To control all internal and external reporting requirements that specifically relate to AP.
- To manage the end to end purchase card and employee expense process for all operating companies.
- To manage the Vendor on-boarding process for all operating companies (contracts and master-data).
- To own compliance in line with the Delegated Authority Policy & Signatories Policy for all operating companies.
- To identify improvements in efficiencies; process and simplification.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

- Part Qualified Accountant or experience working in large Shared service centres / Transactional Finance Teams.
- Proven experience working with SAP.
- Have excellent Excel and reporting skills.
- Experience of working in a high volume transaction environment.
- Have a proactive; flexible and adaptable approach.
- Ability to drive change and challenge the status quo.

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Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.