Accounts Payable Controller

Recruiter
Page Personnel
Location
Kirkcaldy, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1151627808
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Accounts Payable Controller is responsible for maintaining good relations with customers, ensuring that customers pay their accounts in full and on time. Client Details Industry client based in Fife Description Accounts Payable Controller Managing suppliers by overdue risk profile and planning the cash cycle in the month, pro-actively anticipates and prevents issues. Maintain and enforce the financial controls environment for AP. Identify weaknesses and plug any gaps. Manages the cleardown and ageing of GRNI and non-PO invoices awaiting approval, and PO-Invoices awaiting goods receipt. Management of supplier costs, monthly % calculated, works with strategic sourcing to identify cost saving areas, simplifications and improvements brought. Working with IT to drive continuous improvement, bringing efficiencies and automation and reduced risk. Bank Reconciliations and allocation of payments daily on to the AP ledger. Identifying and logging queries, liaising with suppliers and internal purchasing departments to resolve effectively. Set, monitor and maintain our supplier credit limits and rebates with Strategic Sourcing to minimise our cost footprint. Reconciling supplier statements monthly, managing any differences to conclusion and fixing root causes. Profile Accounts Payable Controller Strong supplier management abilities, managing both suppliers and internal buying team members. Natural and inherent drive to bring change, the AP function must be constantly improving and evolving and be led by the AP Controller who is comfortable with and embraces regular change. Great Excel Skills required - reporting requirements are high. Exceptional eye for attention to detail/accuracy but also an extrovert and direct personality. General bookkeeping experience/working knowledge of accounting processes and systems. Job Offer competitive salary + benefits

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