Accounts Payable Team Leader

Balfour Beatty UK
Newcastle Upon Tyne
17 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Manager to join our Enabling Functions team to work in Longbenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Role purpose:

People management of the Subcontract & Plant teams within Accounts Payable.

What you'll be doing

As an Accounts Payable Manager , you will:

* Identify resourcing requirements and select the most appropriate people;

* Drive high performing team culture within the accounts payable department;

* Set clear expectations and objectives for individuals & team. Hold them accountable to deliver against targets;

* Lead on hosting monthly departmental meetings & input into wider Accounts Payable full team meetings held monthly (to include presenting);

* Support ½ year and full year audit process.

Who we're looking for

You will:

* Be able to communicate effectively with Senior Management and stakeholders across Balfour Beatty;

* Have the ability to work within a management team and challenge colleagues & peers to drive improvements in a constructive manner;

* Be able to demonstrate a desire to seek out new experiences, knowledge, and candid feedback and an openness to learning and change;

* Be able to gather and make sense of information that suggests new possibilities;

* Be an excellent collaborator and have the ability to influence and implement change across functions whilst maintaining control of the speed, quality and consistency of the process.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty’s Enabling Functions includes our centralised HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health & Safety, Sustainability and Comms teams. Together we support Balfour Beatty to deliver projects on behalf of our clients. We operate according to our Build to Last values of Lean, Expert, Trusted and Safe.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists

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