Temporary Accounts Payable Manager

Posted 19 February 2024
Salary £30000 - £40000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarry Horsley

Job description

Based in Leeds, this company is a nationally renowned services provider, and have significant plans to continue their recent trend of growth. They are currently looking for a temporary AP Manager to urgently fill a gap in their team.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role will include the following:
  • Management of the Purchase Ledger team, in accordance with company policies and procedures, and support with training as required.
  • Review new supplier accounts applications and limit company risk
  • Ensure all payments are allocated correctly
  • Manage dollar payment requests, keeping accurate records of payments made and posting invoices and payments to the ledger
  • Look after a few select suppliers ( to be defined later)
  • Inclusion in the team working towards AP Automation
  • Help create and manage a robust payment process schedules and cash flow
  • Support the completion of annual appraisals with valid and appropriate objectives and goals for the team
  • Supporting the Manager in the completion of monthly reporting
  • Monthly ledger reviews with team to review performance and over-dues
  • Ensure Daily Payments and Expenses are processed accurately and approved on time
  • Supporting the Manager in developing new processes and procedures to benefit the team

The Ideal Person?:
  • Experience in accounts processing and reconciliations to TB level;
  • Experience of managing other staff, coaching & mentoring.
  • Good organisation skills & methodical with good time management skills, used to delivering to tight timetables.
  •  Knowledge & understanding of internal controls & core accounting systems and processes. Intermediate level in Excel spreadsheet skills.
  •  Able to evidence effective use of own judgement, & ability to work proactively while unsupervised.
The Benefits:
  • £30,000 - £40,000 (DOE)
  • Immediate Start
  • 25 days holiday (+bank holidays)
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • On-site parking