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Accounts Payable Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Lisa Wilson
  • Contact Email: lisaw@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: 17/11/2022
  • Expiry Date: 27 November 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011893_1668698719

Accounts Payable Manager

£60k - £68k

Financial Services

London

Hybrid working

Full time, permanent role

We are looking for a proven and ambitious Accounts Payable Manager to manage a successful Accounts Payable team for a Financial Services organisation based in Central London.

The successful candidate will be a people driven leader who is able to develop and recommend process improvements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the AP team on a day-to-day basis, mentor them to build their knowledge and understanding
  • Ongoing review and maintenance of policy and procedures to ensure they are fit for purpose and are complied with
  • Review and update all user guides and provide training to employees where needed
  • Manage the purchase order process, develop reporting around PO compliance, implement a no PO no pay policy
  • Improve the invoice approval process, implement a rejection process for non-compliant invoices
  • Troubleshooting unusual queries from the business in relation to AP
  • Manage the AP inbox, responding to queries with a resolution on a timely basis
  • Manage the UK-based credit card programme and forth-coming launch of overseas credit card programmes
  • Manage employee expenses claim process including timely resolution of issues
  • Maintain relationships with banks and credit card providers
  • Assist with the rollout of Concur Invoice and Expense for overseas offices, with India as a priority
  • Review the use of Concur, identifying system and service improvements to make the best of all available system functionality
  • Work with the procurement team to develop an end-to-end vendor onboarding process
  • Build a strong relationship with the procurement team to keep informed of ongoing contract negotiations to ensure that operational requirements are met
  • Manage master data records across all AP systems to ensure all data is captured accurately and completely and updated for changes

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5 + years in a managerial accounts payable role with responsibility for processes and controls
  • Experience of driving process improvement and implementing efficiencies whilst maintaining best practice controls
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and without supervision in this role and deliver results quickly
  • SAP Concur and Infor SunSystems experience (desirable)

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.