Accounts Payable Team Lead

Lynn Recruitment
London (Greater)
12 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently in connection with our global Client, to recruit an Accounts Payable Team Lead for their Derry/Londonderry based business. This will be a full-time, temporary role, consisting of 38 hours per week, and is expected to last for an initial period of 6 months. Salary will be negotiable depending on experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the mentoring of the team, which includes performance feedback and identifying and fulfilling training requirements of other team members.

Main duties include:

  • Ensure prompt payment of invoices whilst taking advantage of discounts when appropriate
  • Oversee the month end accrual process
  • Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are performed and utilised for GRIR clear downs
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure VAT compliance
  • Development, maintain and document standard AP & Payments processes
  • Proactively pursue process improvements and standardisation
  • Calculate and report on monthly performance metrics to key stakeholders, including cash flow and NWC
  • Respond to business unit and supplier queries in a prompt and professional manner, working with the business unit accounting teams to resolve open issues
  • Assist in bank related projects such as new system implementations
  • Essential criteria:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance or 5 years relevant experience
  • Staff supervision with proven experiencing meeting targets
  • Solid understanding of best practices of invoice processing, resolution and payment processing
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and targets
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Friday 8:00am-12:00pm.

    This role provides an excellent opportunity to join a global business as an integral part of the accountancy and finance department.

    For more information on this role or any other vacancy please call us today on 028 9023 4324.

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