Accounts Payable Manager

  • Full Time
  • Wrexham
  • Applications have closed.
  • £35000

DJ/0133

 

I am currently recruiting for an AP Manager to join an outstanding organisation in Wrexham. An experience people manager, you will work closely with the UK Finance Manager through a period of impressive growth and across a range of projects.

 

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Manage performance and development of your team including Objectives setting, completion of Performance Reviews and creation of Development Plans.
  • Provide development and coaching opportunities.
  • Maintain a robust AP function by ensuring that there is back-up and cover for all tasks. E.g. using training matrices. Organise training and put in place periodic job rotation.
  • Operate controls to ensure work volume and quality is of the required level.
  • Create and foster a culture of Teamwork, Customer Focus and Continuous improvement
  • Report the performance of the Accounts Payable team vs the Service Level Agreement as well as the Purchase to Pay Process through the creation and analysis of KPIs
  • Seek formal and informal Customer feedback and support the periodic review of the Service Level Agreement
  • Support month-end closing process where required. Act as conduit between AP and Accounting on senior AP matters
  • Review and approve monthly Purchase Ledger reconciliation. Present to Accountants as part of consolidated monthly Balance Sheet review
  • Proactively manage, chase and escalate any invoices that are in discrepancy (Blocked, Error) through to conclusion
  • Lead and drive problem-solving activities with Purchase to Pay (P2P) Process Lead, Purchasing, Super Users and high volume users to identify, log and prioritise problem areas. Develop and execute process improvement plans
  • Participate in/ lead any local or global projects in relation to primary areas of expertise and involvement in implementation projects for future geographic expansion

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High level of expertise in Accounts Payable and Purchase-to-Pay processes and associated controls.
  • Team Management/Supervision and organisational skills
  • A High level of competency in SAP and Microsoft Office.
  • Understanding of Financial Accounting processes
  • An additional European language would be beneficial but not essential
  • Shared Service Centre experience would be beneficial
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Strong process mindset

 

Benefits

  • Salary negotiable up to £35k DOE
  • Extensive benefits package including Death in Service and Private Healthcare

 

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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dan if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 01244 333062

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