Accounts Payable Manager

5 days left

Parkside Accounting and Finance
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client are an innovative business based in Watford and they are currently recruiting! This market leading business are recruiting for an Accounts Payable Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. This is a crucial role within the business and does require someone who has experience working in an Accounts Payable Manager position in order to be able to hit the ground running.


  • Lead and motivate the AP team
  • Managing the purchase ledger function from end to end and assisting with cash flow forecasting relating to supplier payments
  • Ownership of the payment and reconciliation of creditor accounts
  • Ensure that approved invoices are paid in accordance with terms and conditions
  • Managing the weekly payment runs
  • Managing the company's expenses system (CONCUR)
  • Support with the production of the Finance Operations teams KPI's so management are able to track performance
  • Ensuring the team's reconciliation targets are met on a monthly basis
  • Roll out robust desk top procedures for the function
  • Review current procedures and recommending process improvements
  • Perform annual staff appraisals and setting of teams objectives
  • Support the weekly process for prize winner payments

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience of leading a fast paced accounts payable function
  • Excellent management skills and demonstrate expertise in motivating and developing people
  • Full appreciation of the purchase order system and how it underpins financial control
  • Demonstrable track record of improving process and controls
  • Strong excel and systems experience necessary
  • Able to forge strong relationships across the business
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to provide constructive challenge where necessary
  • Experience of using SAP desirable
  • Must be self-motivated and self-starting with ability to multi-task and effectively manage own workload
  • Strives for excellence and continuous improvement
  • Be highly organised and efficient

If this role is what you are looking for and you want to apply, please send your CV via this advertisement.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.