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Accounts Payable Supervisor

  • Location

    Teddington

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanna Engel

  • Contact email:

    joanna@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    JE/771236_1660142236

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Startdate:

    Asap

.Our Client seeks an experienced Accounts Payable Supervisor to join the team on a permanent basis. The Accounts Payable Supervisor will lead the Account Payable function and to support the Transactional Finance Manager, as required.

Duties of the Accounts Payable Supervisor include:

  • Manage two direct reports who are responsible for the processing and payment of operational invoices (2400 approximately per month)
  • You will also be processing 600-700 supplier invoices a month within this role
  • Processing intercompany invoices for payment
  • Ensure that suppliers are paid accurately and on time
  • Build positive relationships with and manage expectations of suppliers
  • Key contact person for invoice/payment queries
  • Collating payment proposals for review and entering onto the bank
  • Managing aged creditors report, working with team to ensure items aged items are kept to a minimum
  • Proposing any write offs required
  • Reconciliation of key supplier statements and accounts
  • Manage the AP inbox
  • Posting/adjustment to costs via journal
  • Supporting queries from wider finance team over the month end
  • Liaise with credit control to aid in cash flow management
  • Ensure that all payments are recorded daily and accurately
  • Prepare key Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Provide support and holiday cover to the AP team
  • Assist with audit (internal/external)
  • Take the lead on process improvement projects and new system implementations
  • Identify ways to motivate, train and develop the members of the team
  • Ad hoc duties and reports, as required

Requirements for the Accounts Payable Supervisor include:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience of managing / supervising account payables team
  • The ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships.
  • Strong understanding of the AP function
  • Strong communicatio skills capable of clear presentation to subordinates and senior management.
  • Technically proficient in the use of MS Office applications specifically Outlook and Excel (VLOOKUP's and pivots required as an absolute minimum).
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail and high accuracy levels
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of VAT regulations
  • Experience with SAP
  • AAT part qualified/qualified/QBE
This is a hybrid role.

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