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Accounts Payable Manager

London (On-site)
£47k - 52k per year
Job description

Could you prioritise and allocate work within a large accounts payable function? Have you successfully managed a team of 20 or more transactional staff with a focus on accounts payable? Do you have notable experience developing team members offering professional growth and career opportunities? If yes, please continue reading!

Robertson Bell are partnering with this well-known nonprofit organisation whilst they recruit for a new Accounts Payable Manager. Reporting into the Head of Operational Finance you will have three direct reports and a wider team of 25.

Duties for this role include:

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payments, adhering to the board's approval matrix for delegated authorities.
  • Supervise the department's data entry process to validate invoices, match them with purchase orders, and ensure accurate coding for authorisation.
  • Oversee the accurate and timely setup of new suppliers, following necessary controls and procedures.
  • Manage expense payments, ensuring accuracy and policy compliance.
  • Supervise all cash processes, including petty cash and payment runs.
  • Maintain the ledger, resolving outstanding invoices and supplier issues prior to each payment run.
  • Improve team efficiency by measuring KPIs and implementing process enhancements.
  • Ensure objectives for the team are aligned with organisational goals and develop SLAs for direct reports, conduct regular performance reviews, offer necessary coaching, and regular development sessions.
  • Provide internal and external guidance on accounts payable matters, collaborating with systems, accounting teams, and other departments to automate processes and support change initiatives.

Based at the organisations head office in South London this Accounts Payable Manager will be required to work in the office twice a week. This permanent position will best suit an individual who has already run an effective accounts payable function of a significant size.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a highly capable communicator.
  • Have previously led sizable teams of 20 or more.
  • Understand how to drive efficiencies across an accounts payable function.
  • Be able to manage a busy workload within a large and complex organisation.

Our client has set a short deadline for this role so if you might be interested in applying please don’t hesitate in getting in touch.

Posted by
Robertson Bell View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Posted on: 25 April 2024
Closed date: 05 May 2024 at 11:59
Job ref: RB35400
Tags: Finance