Accounts Payable Manager

Lichfield | Permanent, full-time
Ref: PK40 (1 month ago)
The Role

Exciting new opportunity based in Lichfield, Reporting to the Working Capital Manager the Accounts Payable manager will be responsible for overseeing a team of five Accounts Payable Clerks. The role includes mentoring, supporting and training staff members in order to reach agreed KPI’s. Overseeing department activities and ensuring they are completed accurately and within agreed deadlines. Department tasks including; the processing of invoices and expenses, weekly payment runs, along with other key reporting requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Allocating key tasks within the team
  • Coaching and guidance of team members
  • Supporting with escalations/reminder letters/queries where required
  • Suggesting and implementing process improvements
  • Assisting in the implementation of a P2P system
  • Processing invoices across three systems, including PO and non PO approved invoices
  • Maintaining the email inbox
  • Checking and processing expenses

Skills Required
  • Quick & accurate data input skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Management or supervisory experience
  • Experience of a P2P/automated system
  • Good Microsoft Office skills including Excel preferable
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work towards and achieve deadlines and targets
  • Willingness to learn
What they'll get in return 

  • 24 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Remote working – our team is temporarily working from home due to COVID-19 but we expect a degree of remote working to remain.
  • Retail discount benefit scheme
  • V-Assure, a free 24 hour, confidential and independent help line
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension

Lichfield, UK

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