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Accounts Payable Manager



Ref EB9625

We‘re still considering our shortlist. Suitably experienced candidates invited to apply ASAP.

Accounts Payable Manager - Okehampton - up to £28,000

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to be working with a very fast growing specialist manufacturing business based close to Okehampton.  The company has multiple income streams made up of a UK wide partner network and its own e-commerce arm, both of which have generated a sizeable increase in sales. The business now seeks to recruit an additional Accounts Payable Manager to join their growing finance function on a permanent, full time and on-site basis. 

Working as part of an experienced finance team, and reporting to Financial; Controller, the successful candidate will assume lead responsibility for the management of the accounts payable function. Key responsibilities to include: 

- Line management of the Purchase Order system, ensuring that supplier invoices are correctly coded, inputted and matched

- Oversee regular supplier payment runs

- Play a key role in assisting with a finance system migration (Xero to NetSuite)

- Control of expense claims systems

- Contribute to monthly management accounts by identifying transactions for prepayments and accruals 

- Act as a key point of contact for supplier queries and resolution

- Accounts Payable reporting

- Work with finance colleagues with ongoing accounting projects

The candidate we are looking for: A very experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk or existing AP Manager with a solid understanding of all aspects of managing supplier invoice processing, payments runs and appropriate VAT coding. Our client is more focussed on vocational experience and we therefore welcome applicants either part/fully AAT qualified or qualified by experience (QBE). The successful candidate will require good all round IT experience, with a strong working knowledge of MS Excel. The role works as part of a friendly and energetic team who have developed an efficient function that relies on team work so excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential. 

For further details and to apply, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB9652 ASAP. Our client is keen to appoint as soon as possible so if the role sounds to be of interest, please do not delay in making contact. 


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