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Accounts Payable Team Leader

FirstPort Property Services
Closing date
3 Aug 2021

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Job Role: Accounts Payable Team Leader

Location: New Milton

Job Sector: Finance

Hours: 35 per week, Monday to Friday

As the Accounts Payable Team Leader, you will contribute to our vision of being the UKs favourite property manager by:

Providing support, training and guidance to all members of the Accounts Payable team
Use your strong communication skills to build relationships with internal & external stakeholders

This role reports to the Accounts Payable Manager and has a team of up to 6 direct reports.

About You

You have a strong customer focus, and want to lead by example to motivate your team.

As you have a flexible approach, you are able to use your initiative in problem solving as well as want to resolve complaints.

Having a positive attitude, means that you are approachable, with a 'can do' mindset, which enables your team to perform.

About Us

F is the UK's leading residential property service provider, caring for 290,000 homes in England, Wales and Scotland, across 5,000 developments. With over four decades of experience and 4,000 employees, FirstPort works with developers, investors, freeholders and over 1,000 Resident Management Companies.

Main Responsibilities

Overall supervision of team members for the Accounts Payable function. Including but not limited to, performance management, employee relations, maintain any department records allocated etc.
To be responsible for ensuring that new and existing team members are adequately skilled for their roles
Ensure compliance with CIS regulation and other regulatory bodies
Responsible for recruitment and selection of team members
Dealing with correspondence and telephone enquiries arising from Accounts Payable activity
Ensuring that accounting files and records are kept up to date and in good order
Ongoing review of processes and procedures
Set an example for others by championing the Company FIRST values, Customer Charter principles and the Code of Business Conduct
Any other ad-hoc duties as required within the Estates Finance function
Our Values

Friendly - We look out for people's best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive - We're creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful - We listen, consult and take on-board people's opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people's lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled - We've the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We're informed, and we're always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy - We're always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people. We'll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.


We're committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit. We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click the below apply button to start your application for this role. We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions. You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

If you meet the criteria for the role we'll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders
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