Accounts Payable Manager - Events and Leisure

Recruiter
Concept City Ltd
Location
London
Salary
34000.0000
Posted
10 Feb 2017
Closes
10 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to join a fast paced group, within the tour operator / leisure industry. The successful candidate will be someone that is an excellent communicator, is able to learn quickly and has a proven track record of leading a team. 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 ( 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 Requirements.
  • At least two years in a similar capacity, working as an Accounts Payable Manager in a high invoice volume business
  • 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 industry experience (desirable)
  • Personal skills: Excellent level of attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure/manage a heavy workload
  • Highly organised, with experience in working to multiple deadlines
  • Keen to continue their own development and training
  • Quick/fast thinker and learner
  • Ability to develop a rapport with external and internal stakeholders