Global Accounts Payable Manager

Robert Walters
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Leading brand based in Manchester City Centre have created a new role for an accomplished Accounts Payable Manager to oversee their global payables function.

This position is responsible for supporting the P2P process in providing a world-class Accounts Payable team, to the rapidly growing business.

The role will provide an excellent opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to manage the Accounts Payable team (currently four Accounts Payable Analysts), ensuring that invoices and payments are processed in a timely manner, and controls are robust and regularly reviewed.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Harmonising the transition of the Accounts Payable function into Manchester and coordinating activity across a number of global locations
  • Managing the Accounts Payable team on a day to day basis, ensuring that all members of the team maintain high levels of performance and accuracy
  • Delegating workloads and prioritising tasks for the team
  • Ensuring Accounts Payable processes are actioned within agreed SLAs and KPIs
  • Dealing with stakeholders on a day to day basis and managing complex situations in a timely manner
  • Documenting and implementing new purchase ledger processes and enforcing a stringent internal controls environment
  • Preparing reports and KPIs for management in relation to purchase ledger performance & SLAs
  • Acting as senior escalation point for the team
  • Dealing with internal & external queries regarding invoices and payments
  • Allocating cash postings and clearing accounts in preparation for month end
  • Responsible for the Travel Management solutions (SAP/Corporate Credit card management
  • Training & development of the Accounts Payable team

Key skills preferred will include;

  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A working knowledge of SAP, desirable
  • Proven management experience in an Accounts Payable Department is essential
  • Experience of working within a Shared Service environment, ideally in a global company
  • Previous exposure to working with multiple countries and currencies

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading business in this newly created position. You will have the opportunity to get involved in a number of projects relating to integration of other offices into Manchester and improving and streamlining processes.

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