Accounts Payable Manager

  • Job Reference: 10144
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 22days+STAT Holiday, Pension, Canteen
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10144 - Accounts Payable Manager

Our Client (based in south Leicester) is a leading supplier of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities across the UK and Europe. They have a great opportunity for an individual to join their finance team as an Accounts Payable Manager on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Transactional Processing, the successful candidate's remit will be to manage & motivate the accounts payable team to achieve department targets and objectives, whilst maintaining excellent standards of customer service both internally and externally.

Day-to-day management of the Accounts Payable team,
Support and drive the implementation of a new accounts payable Electronic Data Interchange system,
Ensure efficient and effective processes are implemented across the teams,
Manage & improve the accounts payable controls environment, and remediate any control deficiencies,
To support the Head of Transactional Processing with key responsibilities & projects,
To manage monthly closing of financial records & posting of month end information,
Creating, publishing & monitoring of KPI's for the Accounts Payable Team,
Driving continuous improvement & seeking innovative solutions to complex issues,
Work closely with key internal & external stakeholders,
Performance Management: to set team targets & objectives and monitor progress.

Candidate Requirements
Experience and understanding of Accounts Payable (min. 3-5 years),
Experience of managing a team of approx. 18-20 staff, including AP Team Leader,
Excellent communication and the ability to communicate at all levels with both customers & colleagues,
MS Office suite including knowledge of Excel (min. intermediate standard),
Preferably experience of implementing an Accounts Payable Electronic Data Interchange solution.

Personal Attributes
Adaptable & pro-active, with a positive outlook & adaptable to change,
Strong communication skills & cheerful disposition,
Commitment to deliver high quality service & continuous improvement,
Well organised with ability to effectively prioritise & manage workloads of self & team,
Customer focused,
Strong analytical skills with ability to prepare & improve upon systems & procedures,
Innovative & problem-solving,
Ability to lead and motivate staff; assertive and decisive.

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (permanent, 40hrs pw)
Hours: Mon - Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Holiday: 22 days + STAT
Company Pension
On-site Canteen
Free Parking