Accounts Payable Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £240 per day

  • Contact:

    Nancy Fozard

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Startdate:


We are looking for Accounts Payable Managers who are immediately available and looking for their next temporary position within a media company.

The Role:

* Manage and organise team of 6 staff so that high volume of supplier/supplier invoices are managed efficiently
* Professionalise AP tasks and how AP team communicate with stakeholders
* Interrogate current AP process, recommend and make changes where necessary, and ensure standard processes are then being followed
* Ensure processes are SOX compliant
* Drive AP process change, specifically for those outside of the accounts department and in the business
* Ensure invoices are posted accurately and on time
* Build solid relationships with all stakeholders (other accounting functions, the business and suppliers)
* Ensure accounts payable supplier data is complete and accurate
* Organize team so that month-end timings are met
* Review existing payment process with a view to improving and adding efficiencies
* Ensure suppliers chasing overdue payments are dealt with in a rapid and intelligent manner
* Monthly reporting on aged creditor balances with actions commented and followed up in a timely fashion
* Ensure open entries (open PO's, unmatched payment, etc.) are closed promptly
* Work with management accountant to ensure costs are booked correctly (work codes used, prepayments, etc.)


* Sufficient experience in AP Manager role
* Familiar with SOX/internal control environment
* Ability to manage team (including their development)
* Experience within high invoice/supplier volume business
* Good at managing heavy workload
* Able to think independently and make change

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