Salary:

£28,000.00 - £32,000.00 / annum

Location:

London

Date posted:

18th July 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06030-0010890572

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Robert Half are recruiting for a private equity backed entertainment company based in central London. They are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join their growing team

Role

Robert Half are recruiting for a Private equity backed entertainment company based in central London and the client is looking for an experienced Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable specialist to take the lead role in a small payables team.

This individual will be able to help our business with its continued planned growth as our new Ledger Manager. This is a hands-on role, where the key responsibilities will include taking control of the aged creditors & debtors, clearing queries and any aged items, answering incoming enquiries from internal and external customers, resolving to swift deadlines, processing a high volume of invoices, supplier statement reconciliations across a ledger of 500 suppliers, the preparation of weekly payment runs and appropriate reporting.

The role will report into the Financial Controller and supervise two accounts payable clerks.

 Process invoices accurately and promptly.
 Match supplier invoices to purchase orders, via correct authorisation system.
 Ensuring that all invoices are approved as per delegation of authority.
 Process company expenses
 Dealing with supplier queries.
 Dealing with any Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable queries from other departments within the company.
 Managing Accounts Payable Administrator & Cash & Bank Administrator.
 Overall responsibility of Accounts Payable (20,000 invoices p.a.).
 Overall responsibility of Accounts Receivable (200 invoices p.a.).
 Overall responsibility of bank reconciliations and journals prepared by Cash & Bank Administrator.
 Weekly review of banking differences and change control issues.
 Monthly review of refunds issued.
 Processing of weekly payment runs (B.A.C.S. and cheques).
 Obtain sign off on ad hoc Chaps payments.
 Control account reconciliations and follow up.
 Supplier account reconciliations and follow up.
 Reviewing invoice register and managing the resolution of unapproved invoices.
 Producing & reviewing weekly & monthly ledger reports.
 Liaise with Management Accountant to ensure smooth period end ledger close.
 Providing regular ledger updates to the Head of Financial Accounting & Finance Director.
 Any other administrative duties delegated by the Head of Financial Accounting or Finance Director.
 The above list is not exhaustive.

Profile

To be a successful applicant for this position, you must meet the below requirements:

 Minimum of 3 years Accounts Payable Experience
 Experience of managing & developing a small team
 Analytical, autonomous, assertive and organised
 Good verbal & written communication skills and team spirit
 Discretion in dealing with Company information and financial data.
 Computer literate and proficient in Excel
 High level of attention to detail and accuracy
 Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
 Demonstrates flexibility
 Strong influencing & negotiation skills

Company

Robert Half are recruiting for a private equity backed entertainment company based in central London. They are looking to recruit an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join their growing team

Salary & Benefits

£28,000 - £32,000 + discretionary bonus + study support towards ACCA / CIMA /AAT

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



London

10th Floor, The Shard
32 London Bridge Street
London
SE1 9SG
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0207 389 6900
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