Accounts Payable Manager


Salary:

GBP40000 - 45000 / annum

Location:

Huntingdon

Date posted:

11th April 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06650-0010938354

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Accounts Payable Manager - Huntingdon

Robert Half Cambridge are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Manager on behalf of an International Bio-Tech business based in Cambridgeshire (Huntingdon)

Overview of role:

The role holder will work directly with Directors, Heads of Department and staff throughout the organisation with overall responsibility for the quality and operational day to day service delivery encompassing all payables activities. Close liaison with the procurement operations team, which are part of the Procure to Pay Service area, is essential.

Day to day duties of The Accounts Payable Manager will include but not be limited to:

  • Leading, co-ordinating and taking responsibility for all day to day operational payables activities and trouble-shooting, including liaison with end users and other internal stakeholders as required
  • Managing the Accounts Payable team (AP) in terms of prioritisation, development, query resolution and measuring performance to ensure the highest standards of delivery and customer service are met
  • Completing payment activities within working capital constraints across multiple currencies liasiing with the Treasury function accordingly
  • Create a positive work environment that drives employee engagement whilst enhancing accountability and generating a pipeline of talented professionals for the function
  • Inspiring and managing the performance of direct reports conducting regular 1 to 1 sessions including, but not limited to, half-yearly and annual appraisals and personal development plans
  • Manage the team to deliver to the KPI's and operational AP service metrics in order to manage individual/team performance, capacity and workload allocation escalating issues where necessary to the P2P Global Process Owner
  • Responsible for identifying and taking action to improve end-to-end processes to enhance the delivery of the service to customers in the most efficient and cost-effective way
  • Review and maintain strong controls ensuring that all GDPR and other statutory requirements are adhered to and reported on, as required
  • Collaborate with auditing services both internal and external to ensure proper compliance with all regulations, in conjunction with Corporate accounting and local operating companies

The ideal candidate profile:

  • Deep and broad understanding of Purchasing and Payment Services in a multicurrency, global organisation
  • Leadership and capability development of large teams to meet specific objectives
  • Effective management of potentially conflicting priorities from senior stakeholders
  • Ability to flexible and adapt to changes to meet the demands of the business and those placed on the company by the customer
  • Evidence of delivering strong results and process improvements in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent people management experience and the ability to adapt to different audiences
  • Excellent communication and well-developed interpersonal skills
  • A desire to drive new initiatives and processes

Salary & Benefits

Role of Accounts Payable Manager is paying up to 45k plus benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice



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