Accounts Payable Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

AP Manager with large company background experience required for an opportunity within a large trading firm in the City of London.


To ensure timely and accurate processing of Purchase and Sales invoices and management of the Travel & Expense Process


* Manage a team of 5 direct reports

* Process and release Accounts Payable Vouchers to ensure complete and accurate and within agreed timescales
* Process temporary receipts/payments on daily basis for companies/sections within agreed timescales
* Perform relevant balance sheet reconciliations and ensuring timely and accurate clearing of Merchandise in Transit and Goods Received not Invoiced
* Proactively investigate aged items and work with business and other Corporate departments to resolve
* Proactively work with the business areas to improve efficiency and effectiveness of workflow
* Validate Concur upload and resolve issues with Concur interface
* Conduct monthly audit of Concur expenditure in accordance with departmental rules and proactively follow up any exceptions
* Manage Corporate Credit Card applications and limits
* Perform credit card statement reconciliation and book relevant entries in SAP * Produce receipts & payment statistics data on a quarterly basis
* Generate and gain approval of bi-annual Payment statistics to meet Government reporting deadlines


* Degree level educated
* Demonstrable experience of managing Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable in large multicurrency organisation
* Demonstrable knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures
* Proven track record of driving process improvement
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Demonstrable ability to motivate and empower others
* Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet tight deadlines whilst managing conflicting priorities
* MS Office with Advanced Excel skills

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