West Sussex, England
£190 - £250 per hour
4 months ago
My client a global professional services provider is looking to hire an exceptional Accounts Payable Manager for a 9 month contract basis, based in their West Sussex office.
A successful candidate should have strong working experience of carrying out end to end AP processes, strong management experience and excellent written and verbal communication.
Must be immediately available or at least 1 week notice.
What you will do:
·Successfully manage staff, including functions such as recruitment, provide training and professional development, carry out appraisals and regular one to one as well as team meetings, management of attendance and general performance
·Successfully manage statutory and internal MI returns and reports are produced in line with timeline from financial and income management systems, and reported to management and externally where necessary
·Successfully maintain the relationship and point of contact with client teams
·Attend monthly client performance meetings and service improvement groups held at client sites
·Ensuring all contractual obligations are achieved and reported to our clients as part of monthly reporting
·Develop effective working relationships with Capita's programme and shared service teams together with local authority teams,
·Successfully manage and monitor Accounts Payable workflow from invoice processing to payments made to supplier's; handling supplier and client enquiries within agreed Service Level Agreements
·Ensure full attention to detail of transactional processes and their efficiency and effectiveness given
·To ensure that appropriate controls are in place safeguarding the integrity and completeness of transactional processing
·Attend and represent Accounts Payable Shared Service at key transition meetings to report on progress and understand and plan requirements.
·Adhoc duties as and when
·Your experience and skills:
·At least 4 years' experience of managing an Accounts Payable service
·Should have experience and knowledge of Accounts Payable systems, preferably Pay360, Integra and Agresso and Excel
·Experience of a shared service financial environment and adaptable to change
·Should be capable of turning complex information into relevant, simple guidance and procedures/processes
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·Excellent problem solving, project management and communication skills, with the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and build good relationships.
·A good understanding of the public sector and political environment is desired
·Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.