Accounts Payable Team Leader

Broster Buchanan Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Payable Team Leader

Broster Buchanan has been engaged to find an Accounts Payable Team Leader for permanent position for our well-known client based in the West Midlands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage and motivate a dedicated accounts payable team.
  • Establish new procedures and drive high performance across the team.
  • Conduct regular team / one-to-one meetings.
  • To ensure effective and efficient processes in the Accounts Payable function including the management of suppliers.
  • To ensure that supplier accounts are reconciled and managed so they are paid in line with their agreed payment terms.
  • To work with the Managers to ensure we maintain good relationships with strategic suppliers and resolve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • To work closely with the business operations function and purchasing to ensure supplier numbers are strategically managed and service levels with suppliers are monitored.
  • To implement best practice in all processes and make the necessary changes when required.

What is needed:

  • Proven experience in a high-volume Accounts Payable Team Leader role
  • Experience of managing a team of at least 5 Accounts Payable clerks
  • Excellent Excel skills and be able to learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly customer orientated and respond in a timely manner to all queries from outsource providers, internal customers and suppliers
  • Able to work under pressure in a high-volume transaction environment with a small team.