Accounts Payable Team Leader

Axon Moore
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Axon Moore is representing a global organisation based in Wythenshawe and we have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Team Leader to join their growing finance team.

Reporting in to our clients Finance Director you will be responsible for managing an Accounts Payable team and ensuring that group, statutory and audit requirements are met and that SOX controls are adhered to. You will become a business partner with our clients non-finance functions.

Responsibilities as follows:
  • Management of the team including 121’s, training and development and objectives reviews
  • To work with suppliers and internal customer team to understand and resolve supplier queries
  • To ensure that all invoices are posted correctly and in a timely manner
  • To ensure all payments are made in accordance with terms
  • To work closely with purchasing to ensure a practical approach to purchase to pay
  • Maintenance of the purchasing policy
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Housekeeping of the supplier ledger
  • Maintenance of supplier master data
  • Deal with any requests sent to the generic Accounts Payable email
  • Perform the daily controls check which includes a sub-ledger to general ledger check
  • Prepare month end reporting documents e.g. cash flow reporting and sub ledger reconciliation
  • Ensure all GRN’s over 3 months with no invoices are understood
  • Ensure intercompany reconciliations are carried out at month end
  • Booking the bank statement cash in on a daily basis for all different currencies including; GBP, EUR and USD
  • Participate and facilitate process improvement and continuous improvement
  • Any other duties as requested by the Financial Controller to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the department.
Experience required:
  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English Grade C or above
  • Accounts Payable experience
  • Previous Team Leader experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Knowledge of accounting systems
  • Experience of reporting would be desirable but not essential
Key Attributes Required:
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills especially with customers and non-financial colleagues
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Ability to produce accurate work and to pay attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude to work, both proactive and reactive
  • Strong personal drive, an ability to make things happen and see things through to completion
  • Displays strong team working behaviours and is supportive to colleagues
  • Tenacious problem solver with determination to identify, flag and explain root causes of problems and make recommendations.

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