Accounts Payable Manager

  • Job Reference: 12136
  • Date Posted: 22 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our Client - a not-for-profit organisation based in Loughborough - is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to process, reconcile & report on supplier transactions on a full-time permanent basis.

The Role
*Managing the day-to-day activities of the Accounts Payable function
*Use a cloud based help desk management solution to receive documents, monitor progress and reporting
*Develop monthly performance reporting
*Co-ordinate the workload for the team to include setting and reviewing of targets
*Development of team members through objective setting and regular monthly meetings, pro-actively managing performance when necessary
*Conduct interviews, hire, train members of the Account Payable team
*Provide an efficient and effective service to the wider department
*Ensure that all invoices and expenses are processed within internal processes and targets
*Creation of policies and procedures for the accounts payable team
*Ensure departmental and organisational processes and policies are always adhered to
*Support the team with reconciliation of complex accounts
*Checking and approval of payment runs and follow up work if required
*Resolving final demands as soon as possible
*Manual journal posting as required
*Support the cash forecasting process with the Financial Controller
*Responsible for ensuring that the risks associated with setting up new suppliers are managed effectively
*Ensure effective controls are operating relating to Supplier Masterfile data management
*Development of creditor and payment controls and ensuring compliance with the controls to ensure all payments made a valid and accurate, and risk of errors and payments to fraudulent suppliers are mitigated.
*Monthly reconciliation of allocated control accounts and provision of creditor information for the month end process including KPIs
*Completion of various statistical returns and reports including Payment Practice Reporting
*User acceptance testing
*Stay current on accounts payable trends and consider how these may impact on policies and procedures
*Other duties, as reasonably required.

The Right Person
*Educated to A-Level standard (incl. English & Maths)
*Experienced in Accounts Payable and Staff Management
*Effective communication skills (both externally & internally), confident in presenting financial information to - and negotiating with - key stakeholders,
*Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision,
*Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
*Full driving licence / own transport (willing to travel on an adhoc basis),
*Strong IT skills incl. MS Excel & MS Word to an advanced standard.

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time
*Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays

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