West Sussex, England
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.
West Sussex, England
Audit Senior Manager £65-75k (+ Benefits & Bonus) Top 10 Practice Central London Permanent A top 10 accountancy based in the heart of London are actively seeking an experienced Senior Audit Manager to join their organisation. They are looking for experienced managers who are looking to take the step up into a firm who offer with progression opportunities from day one. Key responsibilities: Ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service and client expectations are exceeded. Identify issues and agree resolution with client Partner, ensuring they are up to date with the job's progress. Awareness of commercial aspects of clients' business and its impact on our work. Provide regulatory compliance advice to clients in respect of the FCA Handbook, in particular, IFPRU, GENPRU, CONC, BIPRU and CASS, including application of the FCA Rules and regulatory reporting. Be aware of developments in regulatory requirements and how these have an impact upon clients. Organise staff on jobs, ensuring each individual is clear on expectations and timescales, is properly trained and receives constructive feedback. Ensure any shortages or excess workloads are identified and minimised. Ensure assessment forms are completed and feedback given to all staff on all jobs. Provide internal training in respect of the FCA Handbook to staff. Prepare proposals for new work. Attend relevant marketing events. Monitoring of time costs on a regular basis to ensure any problems are identified early and action taken as necessary. Carry out any additional department functions and projects as they arise. Key Competencies: Planning and organisation - to ensure all client work is carried out within the appropriate timescales through continual monitoring of progression of the work. Technical expertise - to ensure audits are conducted to the correct standard and accounts preparation is accurate and meaningful for the client's business. To be able to answer staff and client technical queries and make technical decisions. To provide regulatory compliance advice to clients in respect of the FCA Handbook. Commercial awareness - to have a good understanding of the commercial factors affecting the client. Be able to monitor the commercial effectiveness of work done by reviewing costs against budget and dealing with variances. Teamwork - to work as a team with the other managers, partners, directors and staff to ensure the department as a whole meets its objectives and all client expectations are exceeded. Problem solving - technical knowledge, accounting, auditing and regulatory to resolve client issues Customer focus - to ensure clients' expectations are exceeded, by providing a first class service at all times. Education/Qualifications: Qualified accountant (ACA/CA/ACCA).