Accounts Payable Manager

Recruiter
The Consultancy Group
Location
South East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Ref
1112102746
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified, Qualified
The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Manager with a well known retailer based in Central London. The Role: Oversee and manage the Accounts Payable team taking full responsibility of the Stock, Overheads and Expense ledgers Develop and maintain a knowledge of the operations of the business and strong inter-departmental relationships Develop and implement controls and processes Drive PO and invoice authorisation compliance within the business Implement weekly and monthly reporting KPIs Develop and effectively manage a team of seven Ensure timely production of financial reconciliations in line with the month end process, including production and review of supplier statement reconciliations Ensure the group takes advantage of early payment discounts and supplier payment terms are tightly managed Support the management accounts team with month end close reporting and analysis as required Assist with the preparation of the year-end audit file and liaise with auditors Measure process quality, identify cause, minimise defects and implement change to drive efficiencies The Person: Knowledge & understanding of the Accounts Payable function with extensive experience leading a large Accounts Payable team Excellent planning and organisational skills to balance and prioritise work Strong numeric, organisation and interpersonal skills are essential Previous experience of working within a fast paced office environment Ability to lead a team and communicate effectively with both financial and non-financial colleagues Strong technical knowledge and a commercial attitude A proactive attitude and the ability to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility when presented with change and challenges is essential

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