Accounts Payable Supervisor

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14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My Watford based client are looking for an accounts payable supervisor to join the business on a temporary to permanent basis.

Client Details

My client are a trade and services business who are rapidly growing. Last year they were 11% up in growth and as a result of this they are looking for an accounts payable supervisor who can join the business on a temporary to permanent basis. This is a brilliant opportunity for a senior accounts payable clerk to take the next step in their career. Likewise, if you are currently in a supervisor role and looking for a change this could be the role for you!


Working as an Accounts Payable Supervisor in Watford you will be reporting directly into the head of accounts. You will be responsible in assisting with key duties to ensure the smooth running of the finance function for this important subsidiary. Duties will include:

  • Managing the team on a day to day basis including performance management and appraisal process
  • Maintaining accuracy of processing & coding of payable/receivable invoices and preparing cash flow forecast estimates
  • Document process work flows and ensure they are kept up-to-date and the department meets agreed service levels
  • Identify areas for improvement with the processes, ensuring appropriate escalation and resolution of issues
  • Liaising with management accounts team to ensure appropriate coding and assist with month end procedures
  • Assisting with the management of working capital through identification of credit opportunities and efficient management of payments
  • Building effective working relationships with suppliers and identify efficiency savings within the various processes
  • Develop and maintain regular KPI reporting for the teams deliverables


The successful candidate MUST:

* Have a clear understanding of debits and credits
* Have strong Excel skills to include v look ups and pivot tables
* Have strong communication skills to be able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally

Job Offer

A competitive salary with excellent benefits

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