Role details

Accounts Payable Manager

Bedford   •   £28,000 - £32,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Accounts Payable Manager
  • 20% Bonus + Attractive Benefits

About Our Client

I am currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Manager to join an established Bedford based business who are a leader in their sector and currently experiencing significant growth and development!

Job Description

Key duties include:

  • Ensuring accurate and efficient processing of the payables ledger surrounding; supplier invoices & payments, employee expenses, credit card expenditure, supplier statement reconciliations

  • Accurate and effective weekly payment runs, including; resolving any identified issues

  • Working with suppliers and internal customers to aid the smooth operation of the Accounts Payable process and reduce query levels within the team

  • Investigating system and process issues to identify the root cause and propose solutions - escalating where appropriate

  • Review standing data within the Payables Ledger to ensure quality, accuracy and effectiveness of systems and procedures

  • Implement and maintain reporting requirements surrounding the Payables Ledger to help support the team with targets set

  • Ensuring a fully trained and multi tasked team by ensuring all procedures are continuously reviewed, trained upon and communicated to the team

  • Implement and monitor team KPI's to ensure all issues / queries are escalated in a timely manner

  • Ensure team adopt a pro-active approach in processing invoices

  • Feedback any areas of improvement or new opportunities to senior management

  • Ensure all audit requirements are met both internally and externally

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience working as an Accounts Payable Manager

  • Strong Excel reporting skills & analytical mind set

  • Good communication skills and be confident in communicating at all business levels, including; non finance

  • Confidence to lead, develop and motivate team

What's on Offer

The role is based in Bedford with a salary of 30,000 (+ 20% bonus & attractive benefits)

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