Accounts Payable Supervisor

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kane Pelgrom

  • Job ref:

    KP/45601B_1554975847

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the day to day operations of the Accounts Payable department, which includes the corporate AP systems, supplier master data , people, internal controls and processes.

The team operates in a regulated and demanding transaction processing environment, therefore the supervisor must ensure that the team operates within a tightly controlled environment, with the highest level of accuracy, while providing the company and it's vendors a superior level of service.

Experience required:

Proven experience in the following areas:

  • Strong understanding of Purchase to Pay process, related controls, compliance and risks
  • 3-5 years of an Account Payables supervisory experience
  • Experience of setting objectives and carrying out performance reviews
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

Essential functions of the job:

  • Manage day to day Accounts Payable operation i.e. invoice processing, query desk , payment runs
  • Support the AP team through effective supervision, timely performance reviews and performance management
  • Work with Systems Accountant to identify and resolve AP related issues within the ERP system
  • Ensure unreconciled items from the balance sheet reconciliations are cleared in line with the agreed timescales
  • Ensure that the recharge process is completed correctly and within the agreed timescales
  • Support the line manager with the Internal and External Audit Process
  • Provide Purchase to Pay best practice and process guidance and training
  • Monitor and report on KPIs and SLAs as agreed with line manager

Skills required:

  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Experience of leading transactional teams
  • Organised and able to prioritise work streams
  • Self starter
  • Ability of build strong relationships

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