Accounts Payable Business Partner

Recruiter
Network Homes
Location
Wembley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
23 Jun 2019
Ref
1173770478
Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Business Partner, a key role within the Accounts Payable Department. The purpose of the role is to be Responsible for the smooth management of the supplier accounts included in their patch. The post holder will act as a true partner to the operations teams and apply their excellent written and verbal communications skills to build robust relationships with colleagues in the rest of the organisation and with Network Homes' suppliers. Working closely with the Accounts Payable Business Analyst, the Accounts Payable Business Partner will ensure that the procedures and controls introduced by the Head of Payments Transactions and Processing to attain optimal payment processes are routinely applied. Work closely with colleagues in providing a proactive, flexible, customer focused Accounts Payable service solution for Network Housing Group. Process all payments (including non-invoice based payments) in line with the Group's policies and procedures whilst ensuring all suspense accounts are cleared in a timely fashion. Draw on your analytical skills to prepare presentation material in sufficient detail to be understood by non-finance staff and be presented to colleagues across the business as and when required. Attend Management Team meetings and deliver P2P reports which explain the performance of the area which you are in charge of, identifying and explaining trends in performance within the Accounts Payable function. Liaise with relevant internal departments and external suppliers to ensure all queries are dealt with promptly and brought to a satisfactory conclusion. Assist the Business Analyst and Network Housing Group designated trainer in addressing the training needs of operations team members in their patch (and other staff where the need arises). Work closely with the operations teams to produce P2P reports, schedules and summaries, and assist the operations teams with the interpretation of their reports as and when required. Work with other finance colleagues and operations staff to resolve payment related issues, manage this through status reporting and communicate these outcomes to suppliers and internal stakeholders as and when required. Run weekly exception reports - for example on unapproved Purchase Orders, GRNs not raised, where GRNs are not invoiced and similar checks to assist the operations teams in meeting the requirements of a successful payments process.

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