Interim Accounts Payable Manager

Recruiter
Seymour John
Location
Gloucestershire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1233165214
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Interim Accounts Payable Manager | Gloucester | £35,000 - £40,000
Background & Role
Our client a market leading FMCG business that is rapidly expanding, with a number of world class manufacturing sites
They are searching for an organised, motivated Accounts Payable Manager to maintain high levels of process accuracy and efficiency and provide strong leadership to our Accounts Payable department. The Accounts Payable Manager will ensure that the department operates smoothly and maintains accurate and complete records regarding payments to suppliers.
A successful interim Accounts Payable Manager will need to become effective rapidly to maintain the departments high standards of processing and reporting. They should be knowledgeable, analytical, and decisive with excellent leadership and communication skills.
Accountabilities:
  • Effectively utilising the Accounts Payable staff members to meet the needs of the expanding business.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with employees, internal and external customers and vendors.
  • The setting and achieving of targets for individuals and the department
  • Maintaining control over a fast moving and complex GRNI account
  • Compiling, analysing, and reporting financial information to management and government agencies in line with reporting deadlines.
  • Monitor and maintain the key balance sheet accounts in line with the internal controls.
  • Developing, implementing, improving and enforcing department controls to meet the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Support the project management team to help implement and drive efficiencies.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as directed by senior management.
Key Interfaces:
  • Key users at each of the Commercial and Manufacturing Units
  • Internal finance teams
  • 3rd Party & Intercompany Suppliers
  • Senior Management
Knowledge & Skills, Competencies and Experience:
Knowledge & Skills:
  • A high level of knowledge and understanding of the Purchase to Pay environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially business solutions and Accounting software.
  • Excel knowledge at an intermediate level is essential
  • AP (desirable)
Competencies:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organised with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Positive "can do" attitude leading by example
  • Proactive and use own initiative to aid problem solving
  • Excellent leadership leader skills
  • Results orientated
Qualifications
Experience:
  • Experience preferred, particularly in a leadership role.
  • Purchase to Pay environment experience essential
  • Experience of working in a strong controls-based environment
  • Knowledge of SAP desirable, although not essential
Further information, please contact Rhian Mountjoy on 07928 666145
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