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Accounts Payable Manager

Job Title: Accounts Payable Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
REF: NH 9305 HY_1597336098
Contact Name: Nick Hallworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Accounts Payable Manager, Watford, Hertfordshire
£36- £38kpa Plus great benefits

We have a fantastic opportunity to join this exciting, rapidly growing and innovative market leader.
Due to strong growth performance across multiple divisions a newly created role has been created to support the business as it goes from strength to strength.
We are seeking a dynamic accounts payable professional seeking to grow and develop in a company that has ample opportunity to grow within a dynamic and forward-thinking finance team.
If you have a proven track record in an Accounts Payable / Transactional finance operations environment and pride yourself in delivering exceptional customer service in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, please read on.

The Role
Supervising a team of 3 staff the Accounts Payable Manager will ensure excellent relationships are developed both internally and with external third parties, ensuring key controls and processes are embedded within the accounts payable team.
Key Responsibilities:
* Supervision of a high performing and stable accounts payable team including 1-2-1's, day to day management and development.
* Continuously review and manage team workloads and timetables to ensure resources are managed and performance is maintained.
* Review payment runs and ensure all relevant checks and approvals are maintained and adhered to.
* Assist with ongoing projects around processes, system enhancements and governance.
* Establish and maintain key month-end reports to monitor key payable KPI's.
* Act as the key 'go to person' for complex and challenging accounts / queries.
* Actively review ledgers on a monthly basis to ensure the team is taking appropriate action to reconcile and resolve historic transactional discrepancies.
* Control the period-end process ensuring ledgers are reconciled.
* Contribution to systems improvement and processes where applicable.
* Preparing BACS payments and payment runs, ensuring all payments are made in accordance with company policy.
* Managing supplier accounts in order to prevent financial risk.
* Any other Ad-hoc duties that may be required.
What we are looking for:
* Previous experience of supervising / managing a small team
* Previous relevant experience within accounts payable / purchase ledger
* Proven track record within a large transactional finance environment
* Ability to take responsibility for the resolution of complex queries and the delivery of practical solutions.
* A strong customer service focus and an excellent team player with the confidence to develop great relationships across the business and externally
* Strong IT, Excel and Word skills are essential
* Have a positive, 'can do' attitude
* Works well in fast-paced environments
* Excellent Planning and organisation skills with the ability to adhere to strict deadlines
* Market leading salary
* Support towards professional development
* Financial incentives
* Free parking on site
* Contributory pension
* Employee Benefits package
* Excellent career development potential

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