Accounts Payable Manager

Seymour John
Wolverhampton, UK
15 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable Manager | Wolverhampton Area | £26-£32,000

Brand new opportunity to join a fast paced and dynamic business

The Company

Seymour John are recruiting for an experienced and driven Accounts Payable Manager, who will be responsible for reviewing and implementing efficient processes and controls within the Accounts Payable function, to drive continuous improvement. This business has seen significant growth over recent years, and suits candidates who have a forward-thinking approach within a fast-paced working environment.

The Opportunities

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable role is an integral role within the Finance Team with accountability for accurate and timely finance reporting with overall management responsibility for a small team ensuring that all transactions are completed in line with key KPIs.This is a hands-on opportunity where your responsibilities will include:
  • Train, develop and manage the AP team to ensure processes are completed with accuracy
  • Monitor team performance using appropriate KPIs
  • Drive improved business process, educating the business to follow process in a timely manner
  • Provide regular reports detailing cash payment forecasting and cash outflow
  • Working with the Finance Manager to deliver efficient and effective finance risk management
  • Review current SLAs to ensure strong financial controls are in place
  • Oversee all expenditure across the business to ensure transactions are approved and matched to PO numbers in line with business policy
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders ensuring that processes are adhered to and be the point of escalation
  • Liaise with suppliers by telephone / email to resolve any payment queries
  • Ensure all invoices are posted to the correct expenditure codes
  • Regular review of aged creditors to ensure suppliers are paid on time in line with payment terms
  • Manage payment runs according to BACs and/or Priority Payment
  • Reconcile supplier statements, investigating and solving any variances
  • Set up supplier accounts and maintain relationships with key supplier contacts
  • Provide accurate reports and data to facilitate month end and year end accruals

Personal Profile

The ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years experience of managing and leading a small team and demonstrate experience of process improvement.We are looking for a candidate who has a confident personality, target driven and self-motivated. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business who are looking to excel within their field.

For further information please contact Kerry Tostevin at Seymour John Ltd -

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