Accounts Payable Supervisor

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Key Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Supervisor:

  • Managing 4 direct reports
  • Support the rest of the Finance team during month end reporting
  • Provide support and direction to your immediate team, set their objectives and KPI's and review those on regular basis
  • Oversee the PO and non-PO invoice processing and ensure the set KPI's are met within the team
  • Manage the relationships with the business and heads of departments - being the main point of contact for PO queries & escalations
  • Work closely with the other AP supervisor/ AP & Expense Manager as well as all AP clerks. Escalate issues in timely manner and ensure queries are resolved and communicated
  • Oversee the purchase order process/approve requested PO's
  • Post correctly approved and coded PO/non-PO invoices into SAP on a daily basis, based on set KPI's
  • Take responsibility for the teams' training
  • Oversee supplier and employee expense payment runs
  • Provide information for cash-flow forecast preparation
  • Adhere to and enforce accounting process disciplines and manage responsibilities to strict deadlines
  • Lead process improvements in relation to AP: payment runs, Concur expenses; month end reporting, PO & non-PO invoice process
  • Month-end reporting & other ad hoc duties as required
  • Deputise for AP Manager as required

You will only be selected for the shortlist if you meet the following requirements:

  • You must be able to start by June 5th 2017 by the latest and be able to interview next week.
  • At least 2-3 years supervisory/management experience
  • SAP experience is preferable
  • Exposure working in a multi-currency environment
  • Exposure to System implementation/workflow processes to improve end to end PO process
  • Oversee the employee expenses system - Concur, ensuring adherence to the policy and that employees are being paid in a timely manner
  • Manage KPI's and AP team stats
  • Oversee the PO/GRN process in relation to coolers, including interactions with our Sales and Financial Accounting departments, as well as external suppliers