Accounts Payable Supervisor

Accounts Payable Supervisor

  • Location

    Castle Donington, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Finance Clerical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Spicer

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Cherry Professional are seeking an experienced, passionate and enthusiastic Accounts Payable Supervisor to join the finance team of a progressive organisation in Castle Donington.
Working with the existing team, you will take full day to day responsibility for your team and their work to ensure the team remains a high performing and well -respected department within the business. As we embark on a huge ERP implementation, this will also present new challenges as we work through the impact and opportunities this implementation will have on the AP department.
Key Responsibilities
Lead the Accounts Payable team to ensure all work required is completed on time and accurately.
Co-ordinate activities within the Accounts Payable team to ensure timely and accurate reporting of monthly and quarterly financial results.
Organise the allocation of workload within the Purchase Ledger team, to ensure that work is allocated fairly, clearly understood as to what is required to be achieved with timescales (where applicable) and ensures that each member of the team maintains a broad range of knowledge.
Create a program of continuous improvement
Ensure all invoices are registered on receipt and ensure that all invoices have the appropriate ledger code.
Check invoiced expenditure has been incurred in accordance with the documented authorisation process and challenge deviations from protocol.
Oversee the reconciliation of all supplier statements, and that appropriate actions are taken to ensure the ledger represents a true and fair position in relation to each ledger.
Manage the accurate payment of suppliers for goods and services, in line with the agreed terms.
Highlight new or changing risks within our supplier base.
Ensure all records and relevant records are archived in line with agreed standards.
Support and implement actions to optimise working capital as directed by the Finance Manager and Head of Transactions.
Support internal and external audit teams by ensuring that relevant documentation is prepared in advance and co-ordinate prompt responses to any issues raised.
Manage customer deductions, liaising with Credit Control and treasury.
Lead team of direct reports.
The preparation of period-end AP reports.
Provide necessary inputs from AP into cash flow and working capital modelling.
Own the team metrics, constantly seeking opportunities for improvement.
Any other task as may be deemed necessary from time to time by management.
Qualifications, skills and abilities:
Previous experience managing an Accounts Payable team
Ability to create a positive and effective working environment
A self-starter with the ability to use own initiative to resolve problems
Effective relationships management skills
Commitment to getting the job done in a pro-active enthusiastic manner
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Strong analytical skills
The ability to maintain flexibility and a positive attitude in a demanding environment
Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages with exceptional Excel skills.
It would be a huge advantage if you have experience of working on an AP ERP Implementation.

Jobs you may have applied for include; Purchase Ledger Supervisor, Purchase Ledger Manager or Accounts Payable Manager.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the Client.