Head of Accounts Payable

RK Finance Professionals
Burnley, UK
09 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Your New Employer

A fast-paced market leading business in Burnley are looking to complement their finance team with the appointment of a Head of Accounts Payable. With strong market share, excellent products and a great reputation with both internally and externally, this genuinely is an employer of choice in East Lancashire.

Your New Job

As Head of Accounts Payable you will be leading an excellent and talented team who pride themselves in working accurately to tight deadlines. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will have full ownership and responsibility for driving your team forward, ensuring process is adhered to and new policies and processes are implemented. You will manage and support two team leaders, who in turn will operationally manage the AP Clerks whilst you focus on process improvement, system implementation, trouble shooting, KPI strategy and review and ensuring all SLAs are met.

You will be a highly process driven individual as this role requires working to tight deadlines and ensuring all work completed is of an exceptionally accurate standard and in line with company processes.

Your Experience & Our Requirements

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate previous employment history managing an accounts payable function that is recent and relevant. You will be a highly accurate individual with the ability to manage staff as well as influence and communicate with stakeholders of all levels. Approachable and professional, you will have strong communication skills both verbally and written and be able to build relationships with clients and internal colleagues.

You will have the ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace in order to meet tight deadlines. When dealing with complex customer queries you must be able to delve into the detail of the issue, resolving it in a friendly and timely manner.

Your Future As The Successful Candidate

Joining this fantastic local employer will provide you with an excellent senior position within the accounts payable function. As a business that values their employees, they are very keen to offer personal and professional development opportunities as well as a competitive salary, great benefits and an excellent working environment.

As a recruitment specialist with over 15 years of accountancy recruitment experience, I work closely with each client and candidate to understand each of their personal requirements. Should this position not fit your criteria as a candidate, but you are seeking a new opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in touch for a thorough and confidential discussion on future roles and opportunities.

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