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Accounts Payable Team Leader

Vivalda Ltd
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5 Aug 2021

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Accounts Payable Team Leader

Reporting to:

Finance Director




95 Aston Church Road, Aston, Birmingham B7 5RQ

Job Type:

Permanent - Full Time

08.30 - 17.30 (1hr unpaid lunch)


Competitive, dependent on experience


28 Days holiday (including Bank Holidays, plus additional days for long service), a contributory pension scheme, life assurance, health cash plan, HSF perkbox and on-site parking.

Job Purpose:

To lead, manage and support the Accounts Payable Team, through efficient payment of all supplier accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

* Supervise and train the Accounts Payable Team ensuring invoices are processed accurately, and in a timely manner

* Ensure all invoices are approved in accordance with Company policy

* Batching and posting of supplier invoices

* Liaising with suppliers and reconciling purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements

* Preparing a weekly/monthly creditors report and other data for Company reports to required timescales

* Assisting with 1/4 end - closedown of purchase ledger

* Ensure that the creditors' ledger is operated accurately, efficiently and to agreed timescale, and ensure that the creditors are paid accurately and on time

* Ensure smooth operation of the payment runs and adequate checks to ensure that the correct payments are made to the correct creditors

* Supporting any process and system changes that are implemented for the improvement of the Accounts Payable Process, and department deliverables

* Assisting Auditors as and when required

* Reviewing work productivity of Accounts Payable Team to ensure accuracy and completeness

* Ensure current and previous years Accounts Payable files are in kept in a neat, and tidy order and filed correctly

* Conduct appraisals for Accounts Payable Team

* Maintaining confidentiality within the Department

* Other general administration, financial and accounting duties as required

* Ensure Health and Safety procedures are adhered to

Please note that this will change as the role and function to the business develops

Person Specification - Essential:

* Five years' experience within a similar role

* Proactive attitude, and willingness to undertake all levels of work

* Able to communicate both verbally and in the written form effectively at all levels within a large organisation, and with customers

* Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills - ability to develop effective relationships with team members and stakeholders

* Good time management, organisational and planning skills - ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines

* Self-motivated and a consistent performer if under pressure

* Experience of supervising a team

* Flexible approach to work

* Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion


* Experience with Netsuite
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