Accounts Payable Manager

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Change Management Consultancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tamara Jones

  • Job ref:

    BAPM_1575632502

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-05

A well-known and award-winning professional services company are recruiting for a brand new Accounts Payable Manager position.

You will have overall responsibility for the Accounts Payable function for all UK and International entities. You will be responsible for the day-to-day line management and development of the accounts payable team, currently consisting of two Finance Assistants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review purchase ledger systems and processes to ensure efficient and effective operation of function in accordance with accounting policies and best practice
  • Responsible for ensuring purchase ledger invoices are processed in a timely and accurate manner and payments made are accurate and on time
  • Oversee and schedule regular payment runs, ensuring they are prepared and processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure all UK and International bank accounts are up to date and reconciliations are performed daily
  • Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are performed as required
  • Responsible for month-end reconciliation of purchase ledger and ensuring debit balance accounts are cleared on a timely basis
  • Responsible for timely preparation and submission of biannual Payment Practises reporting
  • Contribute to the review of policies, processes and procedures to identify weaknesses and implement controls
  • Work with the Financial Controller to ensure financial and banking systems are appropriately set up to enable efficient processing and approval of supplier and ad-hoc payments

Skills and Experience

  • AAT qualification is desirable
  • Experience managing and Accounts Payable function, or at least 3 years experience working in an Accounts Payable function
  • Excellent computer skills - including Excel and Access Dimensions experience

You will need to have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a high attention to detail is essential. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels. Experience working in a professional services organisation is an advantage.

If this sounds like it could be your next opportunity, then apply today!

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