Senior Accounts Payable Purchase Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
AWD Recruitment Limited
Location
Colchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Ref
1115134830
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified
Senior Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerk who has sound judgement and strong business acumen with the aptitude to thrive in a fast-moving, demanding, dynamic and ambiguous environment, managing a team of AP Assistants is required for a well-established Company based in Colchester, Essex.

SALARY:
£27,000 - £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits

LOCATION:
Colchester, Essex JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent IS THIS YOU? Are you a proven Accounts Payable/Purchase Ledger specialist with strong development and coaching skills? Can you engage and manage different stakeholders at all levels? Do you want to be central in driving improvement in a fast moving and dynamic business? Are you ready to move into a management / supervisory role? If you can answer 'Yes' to these questions, then we would like to hear from you. JOB OVERVIEW We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerkwho has sound judgement and strong business acumen with excellent team leading and communication skills. Working as the Senior Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerkyou will play an instrumental role within the team, delivering high quality service levels and engaging the wider business through consistent high communication. As the Senior Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerk you will lead a team of five and take full ownership for the delivery of all AP SLAs and KPIs. This is an ideal role for someone looking for their next step-up into a Manager / Team-Leader / Supervisor position. As a successful candidate, you'll enjoy a fast-paced, exciting environment with a high level of autonomy. The Company encourage people to look for the best way to do things and suggest improvements. It is a place where you can truly make a difference and develop beyond the day job. APPLY TODAY If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review. DUTIES Your duties and responsibilities as the Senior Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Clerk: UK focused role covering all transactional procure to pay activities Providing support to the Head of Procurement in establishing the wider procurement capabilities Leading a team of Accounts Payable (AP) Controllers and Accounts Payable Assistants Taking full ownership for the delivery of all AP SLAs and KPIs Management of all service providers for AP Act as an escalation point for queries into AP Ensure that all AP Payable accounts are complete and accurate Calculate VAT payments and submit VAT returns Strengthen the relationship between AP, internal stakeholders and suppliers Strengthen the governance framework and enhance the AP control environment Work closely with Business Units to improve adherence to policy and practice Maintain consistent high quality service levels whilst delivering significant business changes Create a step change in wider business engagement through consistent high quality communication and service delivery Drive the agenda for continuous improvement, delivering projects and process standardisation, considering the wider Finance Transformation Programme IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS ESSENTIAL Degree qualified or equivalent Knowledge of use of SUN GL is essential Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of end-to-end AP process in a complex organisation with a global scope Ability to build, motivate, develop members of the AP team Demonstrable ability to engage and manage different level stakeholders and multicultural audience/s through superior communication and presentation skills Proven ability to deal with and manage conflict Ability to facilitate day to day operational and strategic objectives Ability to manage customer expectations and demands, sell benefits to customers and build and maintain customer confidence Self-starter, able to drive the agenda to move the organisation forward Sound judgment and strong business acumen, always looking at the best possible outcome for the Company Collaborative with peers and colleagues to drive involvement and engagement Act as a Change agent, continually looking for ways to drive process improvement DESIRABLE Accounting qualification is highly desirable CIPS or equivalent procurement / supply chain diploma Project Management skills, with proven experience in a project leadership role, demonstrating the ability to drive gaps to resolution and achieve stated project success criteria Process improvement experience Insurance industry experience Experience of Oracle highly desirable HOW TO APPLY To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV's of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose. PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email. JOB REF: AWDO-P4714 Full-Time, Permanent Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Find a new job and work in Colchester, Essex. Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services provided by AWD online. AWD online operates as an employment agency awd online | http://www.awdo.co.uk

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