Accounts Payable Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
Worksop, UK
15 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working with a prestigious, well known business that has multiple sites across the country. They are a market leading operator and have doubled their sales over the past 5 years.

They currently have a rare opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to work in their Finance Shared Services team on a permanent basis. The main purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient and effective processing of supplier related transactions and successfully lead a team of 18 AP clerks.

This is a hands-on management role, overseeing the team who are tasked with the following duties:-
*Log and match cost of sales invoices to GRNs on a timely basis
*Investigate queries relating to weight and price differences
*Process claims and non-conformances on a timely basis
*Regular statement reconciliations

Other duties will include: -
*Carrying out appraisals and 121s
*Setting and monitoring team and individual targets
*Coaching and mentoring members of the team
*Taking an active role within recruitment for the department
*Attending and chairing departmental meetings
*Dealing with internal and external stakeholders
*Process and balance end of day reports
*Ensure KPIs (GRNI, aged creditors, PPR stats) are accurately reported in a timely manner
*Liaise with AR and financial accounts to ensure numbers are accurately reported and processes are efficient
*Work with internal and external auditors
*Provide cover for the weekly payment run as and when needed
*Take an active role in developing systems and processes to streamline efficiencies

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

*Ideally 3+ Previous experience in managing people within an AP function
*Good communication (verbal and written) and inter-personal skills
*Ability to drive and lead change initiatives
*Skills in planning and organising, decision making, negotiation and time management
*Analytical and problem-solving skills
*Ability to forge strong working relationships with a diverse set of colleagues
*Experience of working in a service culture environment
*Proactive and high-energy
*Strong customer service ethos

This is a truly excellent opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Manager seeking the chance to strengthen and expand their skills and really progress their career.

If you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV to Simon Ensor at Elevation Recruitment Group. For more information please feel free to call the office on .

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