Accounts Payable Manager

Robert Walters
Northamptonshire, UK
10 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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.

  • 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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