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AP Manager

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 24 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010865_1653478944

Cedar are currently looking for an AP Manager to join a media company on a permanent basis.

Media experience is essential!

Location: West End

Reporting into: Transactional Finance Manager

Direct Reports: dotted line to x3 Aps

Salary: £45,000- £50,000 per annum

Hybrid working: 3 days in the office/ 2 days from home


  • Oversee the successful facilitation of our clients audits being primary point of contact with Agencies and External Auditors to ensure we fulfil our audit obligations.
  • Thereafter, leverage real time learnings to amend systems and process and drive change to make our end-to-end process audit worthy.
  • In time transition to Manage AP team members to ensure they are working efficient and effectively, striving to build continuity and stability within the group.
  • Supervise AP transactions and ensure these are performed in line with the company policies for UK & International businesses (ex-US).
  • Key point of contract for suppliers and customers ensuring the facilitation of enquiries and a credible and reliable route for escalation.
  • Identify with the Transactional Finance Manager regarding process improvements and way to implement sustainable and robust controls at both a business and finance level.
  • Drive weekly meetings with Team regarding ongoing queries and outstanding issues.
  • Support the Transactional Finance Manager with all internal and external audit queries as they arise.
  • Other ad hoc duties relating to the AP ledger.

Personal Attributes:

  • Proven work experience as an Accounts Payable or Supervisor working in a Media Environment or an environment which is audited both internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to lead process change and passion to work autonomously to a tangible output.
  • Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to create and present detailed reports.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of driving improvements in financial control and financial process, adept at challenging the status quo where necessary and recommending new approaches / efficiencies.
  • Great team player who is able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines whilst managing the expectations of key stakeholders.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Previous experience of working in the media industry desirable but not essential.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Netsuite experience preferable.
  • Media experience, or experience in a high-volume transactional business with regular AP statement reconciliation key
  • Treasury / process improvement experience

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP.