Accounts Payable Manager

32000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP32000 - GBP36000/annum
25 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Financial Controller you will take responsibility for the management and service delivery of the purchase ledger team and supplier contract management.

Purchase Ledger

* Ledger inbox to be managed to ensure timely response to address and resolve issues
* Weekly reviews of supplier accounts, weekly BACS run, payment budgets and allocation of team tasks
* Monitor scanning, matching, open PDs, new supplier requests and change requests
* Review supplier statement reconciliations to ensure good coverage of supplier base and all differences are resolved
* Work with procurement consultant to ensure smooth handover of new contracts for ongoing management
* Ownership, and ongoing development of, Group procurement policy
* Ownership of supplier T&Cs
* Manage number of suppliers
* Ensure adherence to nominated contracts
* Monitor SLA's and manage supplier performance where necessary
* Attend supplier reviews as appropriate
* Manage supplier rebates
* CIS compliance
* Company credit cards
* Management of open purchase orders
* Training and guidance to new employees on use of procurement system


* Development of process maps for the function to ensure consistent on-boarding of new team members using core processes.
* Seek every opportunity to refine process efficiency and ensure policy & procedure documentation is up to date, complete and relevant
* Assist external auditors with queries and provide accurate information on a timely basis
* Preparation of allocated M/E balance sheet reconciliations
* Finance Calendar to be kept up to date and full responsibility for progress on allocated projects


* Personally interact and network with the team and suppliers to encourage a culture of ongoing positive relationships to benefit and promote the business
* Develop, lead & manage direct reports in line with operational guidelines and the needs of the individuals
* Set objectives & regularly review performance within team.
* Respond to enquiries and requests from colleagues positively to promote effective and friendly working relationships
* Contribute to the wider strategic objectives of the Group including operations on parks

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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