Accounts Payable Payments Team Leader

Recruiter
Accountancy Recruitment Wales
Location
Caerphilly (Caerffili)
Posted
30 Mar 2018
Closes
13 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Accounts Payable Payments Team Leader

  • To supervise, coordinate, motivate and manage the performance of the Accounts Payable Payments Team who make payments for multiple Businesses within the group.
  • To ensure that the service provided is of the highest quality in line with best practice, meeting agreed Customer targets and operational deadlines
  • To provide SME Subject Matter Expert advice and practical support to Colleagues and Customers alike
  • To achieve timely resolution of complex and/or escalation of customer and supplier queries
  • Ensure payments are made as per the agreed payment timetable.
  • Ensure all payment runs are correctly validated and approved before being upload and transmitted.
  • During Half and Full Year Cash Restrictions, ensure on approved payment payments are made.
  • Production of Payment KPI’s
  • Ensure enquiries coming into the Team are dealt with in a timely and professional manner. Monitor the Team's email accounts and resolve as necessary.
  • Provide advice, guidance and training to internal Customers on policies, practices and procedures to ensure consistency and best practise
  • Focal point for Internal Audit (own Team) ensuring agreed audit recommendations are implemented / provide information as required by External Audit
  • Proactively assist the Management Team to achieve team targets and objectives and help promote continuous improvement in people, process and systems
  • To provide day to day supervision of the Accounts Payable Payments Team and as necessary prioritise, allocate and monitor work load
  • To supervise 3 direct reports, this includes ensuring that the Team's development and training needs are addressed and monitoring performance through regular team meetings, 1-2-1 and performance reviews
  • To maintain sickness and holiday records, resolving any queries or actions that may arise this will require reference to current HR policies
  • As and when directed by Manager assist in the recruitment and interviewing of new staff
  • To provide operational cover for other Accounts Payable teams, utilising appropriately trained staff
  • To assist in the change management of process and system projects that will impact the Team and where necessary re-defining roles and responsibilities and amending process maps and procedures

Candidate Experience:

  • Formal accounting qualification or equivalent (desirable)
  • Sound educational background - GCSE level or equivalent at grade A-C including Maths and English (essential)
  • Excellent system experience
  • SAP (essential)
  • QAD (desirable)
  • Navision (desirable)
  • Experience of making payments via Supply Chain Finance
  • Experience of team supervision (essential)
  • Validation and transmission of BACS and CHAPS payments (essential)
  • Working with Internal Customers and managing defined Service Level Agreements (essential)


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