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Accounts Payable Manager & Receivables

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Lorien

London, London United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Accounts Payable Manager & Receivables

We have an existing opportunity to hire a Accounts Payable & Receivables Manager to manage the accounts payable and Accounts Receivables team. This role will be an integral part of the business Finance Working capital team during its transition into an efficient, effective, and value-adding function through the business finance transformation programme. The Accounts Payable Manager will have strong leadership capability who can motivate and lead a team to deliver effective results. This includes good 3rd Party/stakeholder engagement.


Manages, supervises, motivates and train a team of Account Payables and account receivables on a daily basis to ensure efficiency and quality service.

Responsible for BAU system, process changes and business change during finance transformation as a major stakeholder in Account Payables process improvement initiative.

Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and employee expenses and maintains accurate records and control reports. Constant business and staff training to improve purchase order policy enforcement. [AP]

Responsible for delivery of billing and collection objectives set by the senior management and the business. Accountable for the integrity of customer balances across all customers, ensuring the accurate reflection of this data within the general ledger. [AR]

Responsible for reviewing and approving sub-ledger reconciliations.

Recommends improvements to accounts payable/receivable processes in both current manual processes as well as automated processes.

Authorise new vendor creation for accounts payable system as part of current due diligence process.

Master supplier data maintenance, assessment of active vendors, clean-up of unused one-time vendors.

Involvement of any other special projects assigned by financial controller for ie Audit, SOX compliance as needed.

Partake as a major stakeholder in the finance transformation programme to ensure successful P2P solution implementation, business change, training and transition from manual to automated processes.

Develops, implements and maintains procedures and policies to ensure adherence to company guidelines.

skill-set required from the Accounts Payables Manager (AP & AR)

Prior supervisory, management and training experience within an accounts payable and receivable function.

Prior experience with working with automated Procure to Pay (P2P) solution with PO policy.

Prior experience as a project stakeholder for change or implementation/transormation of automated P2P solution.

Prior experience with extensive business and supplier engagement for business change and training.

Prior experience demonstrating excellent MS Excel and analytical skills.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

Reference: 598081893