ACCOUNTS PAYABLE TEAM LEADER

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
26 May 2019
Ref
1147886936
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified, Qualified
Accounts Payable Team Leader - Cambridge - £30,000-£40,000 per annum A leading technology company based in Cambridge have an opening for an experienced and driven Accounts Payable Team Leader to join them on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role will include the following: Team management: -To specifically; direct, support and oversee the work of the accounts payable team in their daily duties -To lead on operational work planning and responding to reporting timetables -To respond to accounts payable staff management issues, 1:1 process and periodic objective setting -To offer support and guidance, regular development meetings and ensure continual professional development Supplier invoices: -To ensure the accurate and timely processing of global purchases invoices -To ensure that the process meets internal financial controls, approval procedures -To ensure that expenditure is in line with purchase order approvals and accompanying contracts -To ensure that all key supplier accounts are reconciled and all business critical services are monitored -To be the point of contact for supplier liaison and relationship maintenance, for large global companies. -To ensure that costs are accurately recorded into the finance system, with correct coding, currency, VAT, supplier data -To lead on the preparation of weekly suggested payments -To work with Finance Managers to advice on cash requirements (UK and multi-currency) for supplier payments Other: -To work with the Finance Manager on the review of monthly accruals and prepayments -To ensure that creditors balances are reconciled monthly -To work with Finance Managers to support preparation of annual audit information -To maintain and reconcile intercompany transactions -To work with Finance Manager to prepare VAT analysis to support VAT returns. -To ensure accurate capital expenditure information recorded to the fixed asset register -To work with the Finance Manager on the development and rollout of system improvement processes This is a busy role in a global organisation dealing with a high volume of invoices and payments. It is essential that candidates have extensive Accounts Payable experience and a very thorough knowledge of Accounts Payable processes and procedures, ideally gained within a management position. Candidates should have had at least some experience at Team Leader level, if not in a direct management position. This client would ideally like to receive applications from those candidates who have worked in a large (ideally global) organisation, handling a large volume of invoices. It is also necessary that candidates possess strong interpersonal, communication and Excel skills. This is a great opportunity to join a leading technology company at an exciting time of growth, and as a result this client is looking for an enthusiastic and driven candidate, keen to take on a challenge and to take ownership of this function. Please apply now for more information.

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