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Head of Accounts Payable & Expenditure

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: Up to £65000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000010086_1637227807

Cedar are currently looking for a Head of Accounts Payable and Expenditure to join a media company based in Reading.

Reporting into: Finance Director

Direct reports: 8

Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum

Hybrid working: 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

Main responsibilities:

  • Management and control of the purchase ledgers for the entire group.
  • Generating and implementing payment policies.
  • Provision of information on creditor days and largest suppliers for the board.
  • Ensuring prompt payment of invoices by chasing approvers of invoices or purchase orders and promptly addressing queries arising.
  • Ensuring that payment runs are produced promptly and accurately.
  • Ensuring that questions on expenses are dealt with promptly, including credit card settlements.
  • Ensuring prize-winner payments are processed on a timely basis.

What you will need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Working with cross-functional teams to arrive at solutions for issues.
  • Identifying any system or control issues and proposing solutions.
  • Entering into dialogue with the business to ensure invoices and purchase orders are promptly approved.
  • A willingness to embrace new approaches and new systems to enhance the efficiency of operations.
  • Having a vision of how a first class expenditure team should look and operate, and the courage to implement it.

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