Group Accounts Payable Manager

Posted 18 May 2023
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
LocationSouth Yorkshire
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarry Horsley

Job description

Axon Moore are proud to be working along-side a highly profiting and fast growing business based in Sheffield, as they look to expand their well-oiled team by recruiting a Group Accounts Payable Manager to step in and lead the team.

This company is leading provider in its field and, by nature, has a direct impact on many occupations within the public, meaning it is vital that the individual stepping into this role is keen to take on challenge and understands the value of providing exceptional service, and being well organised

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role will include the following:

  • Team management:

    -To specifically; direct, support and oversee the work of the accounts payable team in their daily duties
    -To lead on operational work planning and responding to reporting timetables
    -To respond to accounts payable staff management issues, 1:1 process and periodic objective setting
    -To offer support and guidance, regular development meetings and ensure continual professional development 
  • Supplier invoices:

-To ensure the accurate and timely processing of global purchases invoices
-To ensure that the process meets internal financial controls, approval procedures
-To ensure that expenditure is in line with purchase order approvals and accompanying contracts
-To ensure that all key supplier accounts are reconciled and all business critical services are monitored
-To be the point of contact for supplier liaison and relationship maintenance, for large global companies.
-To ensure that costs are accurately recorded into the finance system, with correct coding, currency, VAT, supplier data
-To lead on the preparation of weekly suggested payments
-To work with Finance Managers to advice on cash requirements

  • Other:

    -To work with the Finance Manager on the review of monthly accruals and prepayments
    -To ensure that creditors balances are reconciled monthly
    -To work with Finance Managers to support preparation of annual audit information
    -To maintain and reconcile inter-company transactions
    -To work with Finance Manager to prepare VAT analysis to support VAT returns.
    -To ensure accurate capital expenditure information recorded to the fixed asset register
    -To work with the Finance Manager on the development and roll-out of system improvement processes 

The Ideal Person?:
  • Previous experience managing a team (minimum 1 year)
  • Large company background (desirable)
  • Strong characters (happy to talk to senior people within the business)
  • Strong on systems, and keen to get up to speed quickly
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Experience integrating systems (desirable)
  • Open minded and willing to take on challenge
  • Hands on approach
  • Broad AP experience, dealing with escalated queries and reviewing work of the team
  • Microsoft Navision (desirable)
The benefits:
  • £35,000 - £40,000 (DOE)
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday (+bank holidays)
  • Supportive office environment
  • Flexible working
  • Company bonus scheme