Global Accounts Payable Manager

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Manchester
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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