Accounts Payable Team Leader

Recruiter
Heyland Recruitment
Location
Warrington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Ref
1235895669
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Heyland Recruitment are working alongside this market leading specialist and internationally recognised services business, as they look to recruit an experienced Accounts Payable Team Leader to join their UK Shared Service Centre finance team to cover a secondment within the team for a period of 6 months.

The successful candidate will be Responsible for the ongoing performance of the team, promoting a quality focused environment within the department, aiding in the delivery of right first-time payments and invoicing, whilst also driving a culture of continuous improvement through root cause analysis of issues to prevent re-occurrence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall management responsibility for the Quality Management team, including:
  • Leading the team to drive quality within the department through set tasks, including but not limited to:
  • Triaging all errors, queries and WIP items, including full root cause analysis and driving resolution in the teams
  • Manual input checks for timesheets and expenses, ensuring errors are corrected
  • Reviews of specified client invoices to ensure compliance with client requirements
  • Management of closeout process for purchase orders
Ensuring that all team tasks are completed in line with Service Centre vision through setting and monitoring KPI'sRegular reporting of team activities and performance to the UK Service Centre Manager and working to build prioritised work plans and resource plans as appropriateResponsible for the development and maintenance of Quality Management team procedures and processes, through understanding customer needs (both internal and external) and sharing best practicesPrepare timely reports and attending review meetings as requiredAny other specific tasks as requested from time to time with respect to the quality of service delivery

Key Attributes / Experience
  • Exceptional people management and leadership skills
  • Ability to organise/assign workloads among staff according to their individual capabilities and establish priorities in workload
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills - both written and spoken
  • Strong ownership and commitment to delivering results
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised with ability to work under pressure, keeping to deadlines

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