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Accounts Payable Manager

Location: Bath

Reference: JY-APM-BT_1632475067

Package: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits


Accounts Payable Manager, Bath

Resolve Recruitment Services are working with a client that offers a world-class global practice of engineers, consultants and advisers. Due to growth, our client now seeks an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to join their busy Central Finance Team and be responsible for the smooth operation of the UK accounts payable function with additional responsibilities for other UK and Group transactional processes.

The role:

  • Managing UK Accounts Payable team of five individuals, providing leadership and support while keeping the team motivated and high performing
  • Managing Accounts Payable processes for new suppliers, purchase requisitions, invoice authorisations, payment runs including BACS runs, employee expense reimbursements company credit cards, cheques and petty cash
  • Month end close process and reporting for Accounts Payable
  • Continual review and improvement of processes and controls over the purchase to pay cycle
  • Preparing UK bank reconciliations and cash flow payment forecasts
  • Setting up and posting non-purchase ledger payments on the online banking system
  • Posting non-sales and non-purchase ledger related bank transactions
  • Preparation of UK bank reconciliations
  • Raising intercompany group recharge invoices
  • Key involvement in implementation of a purchase order system

The person:

  • Essential: AAT level 4 and/or part to fully qualified CIMA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Essential: Experience in finance team management
  • Essential: 2-5 years' experience in an Accounts Payable or similar function in a medium to large organisation dealing with multiple currencies and jurisdictions
  • Preparation of control account reconciliations
  • Electronic bank payments including multi-currency, cross border transactions
  • Experience of Unit 4 Business World ERP is desirable
  • Accounting for multi-national VAT on purchase invoices is desirable
  • A highly motivated and flexible individual
  • Very comfortable using ERP systems and Excel
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

The package:

  • Competitive basic salary of up to £45,000 per annum dependant on experience
  • Excellent benefits
  • Hybrid working schedule - 2-3 days working from home
  • Excellent induction and ongoing support
  • A world class engineering firm that offers ongoing progression

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