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Accounts Payable Manager

Ref code: NYW99093321
Finance Transactional
£35k - 40k per year
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Hybrid Working
Applications Closed

Job Purpose
In this role you will be responsible for all AP processing in our Finance system. Supported by a small team you'll be involved with processes across accounts payable, intercompany and cash management. You will also be required to provide cover for accounts receivable processes.
You'll be resolving queries, setting processes, managing the lifecycle of our suppliers, as well as being instrumental in bringing in and maintaining new processes to make sure the function is running smoothly.
Key Responsibilities
- Line management of a transactional team including day-to-day activities, training & development and PDR's.
- Define and implement best in class processes for accounts payable and cash transaction processing.
- New supplier setup, including background checking and system input.
- Control all aspects of accounts payable through the effective operation of purchase orders, invoice processing, biweekly payment runs and visibility of reporting.
- Processing and payment of expenses and company credit cards.
- Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices, contact suppliers, escalating issues to the required line managers / peers when needed.
- Maintain accurate payment date information in the finance system to drive cash forecasting.
- Accurately posting and allocating cash transactions (AP/AR/Intercompany/Others)
- Posting sales invoicing outputs from ERP systems on a timely basis (cover for AR)
- Month End close activities ensuring subledger's are reconciled and closed in line with group timetable.
- Ensure team adhere to KPIs and help drive the performance of the team
- Supporting the wider finance team as required.
- Statutory reporting and audit compliance

Key skills
- Excellent attention to detail and communication skills (both written and verbal).
- Great team working skills and the ability to work without supervision as required.
- Confident in having difficult conversations and be able to spot potential risks.
- Prior experience within a multi discipline transaction environment.
- Can do attitude.

- Demonstrative experience within a similar environment
- Prior use of Oracle would be advantageous.
- Proficient user of Microsoft Excel
- Experience of driving process standardisation

Niamh Wilson
Niamh Wilson
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