Accounts Payable Manager


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March 2, 2022
Kendal, United Kingdom
Job Type
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
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The Company Overview:

Kenton Black have been approached by a well-established business who have been operating for almost 50 years, they pride themselves on exceptional service and strong relationships. They now seek to appoint an Accounts Payable Manager into their experienced finance team. As this organisation conducts business in 20 countries around the world, this offers its employees diverse opportunities for continued growth - both professionally and personally.

Your Role as the Accounts Payable Manager:

As the new Accounts Payable Manager, you will support, mentor and develop the Accounts Payable Administrators in the day-to-day running of the purchase ledger. You will oversee and review the accounts payable and employee payment ledgers, whilst taking responsibility to complete and close the month in line with the communicated deadlines. In addition, you will oversee the preparation of the monthly AP reconciliations for all entities for approval by the Financial Controller. You will also be responsible for the preparation of the monthly AP accrual requirements for invoices received after
ledger close applicable to the current reporting month, whilst being responsible for the AP authorisation process. You will handle the management of the payment run schedule for all entities, whilst being responsible for keeping accurate and up to date information on SL of bank transactions via direct debit and standing orders, to ensure bank reconciliation will be accurate and complete. Furthermore, you will be responsible for the timely and consistent completion of monthly supplier statement reconciliations, and manage the day-to-day contact for AP escalation and resolution. Lastly, you will have day-to-day contact for Barclaycard users and petty cash requirements of the company, whilst having day-to-day contact for foreign currency and month end reconciliation.

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

To be considered, you must be possess at least 2 years experience in a similar role. You will possess a substantial working knowledge across a range of clerical, secretarial and administrative functions; including a substantial working knowledge of cost accruals concept, an understanding of purchase tax/value added tax requirements covering different countries (desirable) and sound knowledge of Microsoft software (Excel, Outlook etc). In addition, you will have good communication skills with all levels, good interpersonal skills with external stakeholders good communication and motivational spirit with all staff members, and a helpful, understanding and clear when delivering instruction.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

This is a diverse role which provides the successful candidate with a great platform to extend their knowledge and further their finance specific expertise. You will receive valuable support from an engaging and experienced Manager, and you will receive a competitive salary depending on your experience.

Please apply for immediate consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Aberdeen and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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