Accounts payable

Guidant Global
Luton, UK
19 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accounts payable team leader, providing high quality, effective and efficient payment services providing timely and accurate payments to creditors and providers within corporate deadlines. Support the Creditors financial system with the responsibility for maintaining documented procedures, testing modifications and assisting devolved users.


· Provide supervision to the Accounts Payable Officers, prioritising, managing workloads, providing guidance and training, and allocation of specific tasks to ensure that all procedures are followed.

· Assist in managing, developing, informing and motivating the Payment Services teams on all aspects of their work to ensure that all processes are completed accurately, to time and to a high quality so that service delivery standards can be met, including developing, improving and monitoring working practices and methods to ensure that these remain cost-effective, efficient, reflect best practice and provide equality of opportunity.

· Resolve operational problems and issues as they arise, providing assistance, guidance and advice to team as appropriate

· Support the Payments Services Manager to implement, test, maintain and develop all payment software applications.

· Assist with implementation and continual improvement of procedures and information to optimise efficiency in the payment of accounts by employing the most appropriate automated techniques applicable.
  • Manage the Accounts Payable team to ensure that comprehensive creditor files are maintained accurately and that all details are correct, including when new creditor accounts are required.

  • Demonstrable creditors and/or financial experience at a supervisory level in a high volume environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of using IT based financial systems.
  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking financial system implementations, testing, problem solving.
  • Leading a team (the work not the personal aspects) -would be expected to manage the teams workload/ delegate tasks
  • Purchase order/ Payment linked systems
  • Intelligent Scanning
  • Dealing with large volumes of Invoices
  • Interfaces
  • Construction Industry Scheme
  • DBS check required

Guidant is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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