Accounts Payable Manager

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Northamptonshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1204698928
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Robert Walters are working with a Market leader based in Northamptonshire for the recruitment of a Purchase Ledger Manager on a Fixed Term basis.

I am keen to hear from Experienced Purchase Ledger Managers to support our client on an initial 6 month contract.

This role is to support a busy fast paced Purchase Ledger team to improve processes and team skill sets. I am wanting to hear from 'hands on, proactive' candidates.

Ideally you would have worked in a challenging environment and have proven track record of process improvement and developing a team.

Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing, weekly, monthly, quarterly and ad hoc payment runs.
  • Ensure supplier payments are accurate and timely and are correctly entered on banking websites before being release
  • Ensure efficient and timely bank reconciliation process
  • Reviewing Aged Creditors and taking appropriate action
  • Ensure supplier accounts are maintained and managed on a timely basis and that any issues arising are communicated and addressed promptly
  • Ensure compliance to purchase ledger procedures and company policies, including authorisation
  • Posting debit notes to the ledger and sending out to suppliers
  • Resolving Unallocated Cash issues in timely manner
  • Ensuring any refunds due to the Company are collected at the earliest opportunity
  • Ensuring the Supplier statement reconciliation process is effective and in line with agreed policy, and there is robust process in place for reviewing/authorising completed reconciliations
  • Communicate with external suppliers including managing agents and landlords
  • Liaising with internal departments such as Sourcing, Imports, Buying and Property and other teams within Finance to implement and streamline processes where required
  • Authorising write offs and debit notes raised by members of the team
  • Exiting suppliers as requested by sourcing and ensuring outstanding debit notes are paid
  • Liaising with outsourced approvers and monitoring their performance
  • Working on achieving targets set such as KPI'S including reconciling supplier accounts, cash allocation and payment within terms.

Must Have:
  • Minimum of 3 years Managerial experience
  • Proven track record of process improvement
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Excellent system skills
  • Can multi task
  • Very organised
  • Good interpersonal skills

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