Accounts Payable Team Leader

Walters People
Manchester, UK
Closing date
29 Oct 2020

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Global Business Services Organisation based in Manchester require an Accounts Payable Team Leader for a 12 month contract

Reporting to the Head Of Accounts Payable and managing a team of 8, you will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the team pay suppliers in a timely and efficient manner.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing the team responsible for escalated supplier accounts
  • Supporting team members on the full reconciliation of managed Suppliers
  • Re-educate Suppliers on Invoice Compliance to drive Right First-Time invoice submission.
  • Work with Procurement to re-educate the Business Users to drive adherence to best practice.
  • Track movement on status of managed accounts using defined tracker templates.
  • Produce Root cause reporting based upon tracker outputs and recommendations to drive best practice
  • Act as an escalation point for direct reports.
  • Performance Management including individual meetings, Objective setting and personal development plans
  • Where there are performance challenges, work with the accounts payable coordinators and global Back Office to solve the issues at the start of the process.
  • Participate as required as a team member in other special projects.

Ideally you will have 2-5 years experience of leading/managing accounts payable teams in a volume environment.

You will also have a proven track record in driving and motivating teams as well driving process improvement within an international organisation

In return you will receive a 12 month contract and the opportunity to apply for internal finance opportunities

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