Accounts Payable Manager

Group 29

Salary

COMPETITIVE

Stroke 1

Role Type

Permanent

Group 7

Location

London, UK

We are searching for an experienced Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger Manager to work for a longstanding Client, a very successful Energy Trading business situated in London.  Our Clients culture thrives on values, giving them a strong base and passion to succeed as a team. Employees enjoy an environment that allows them to develop their skills, knowledge and experience giving them every opportunity to have successful careers.  New ideas and initiatives are encouraged as it is widely believed that inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape the future of the business.

As the AP Manager you will be responsible for Invoice and expense processing and payments and driving team priorities across all trading entities the group. The role will provide an excellent opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to gain exposure across a broad range of P2P processes and to work in a dynamic and ambitious company.

We are looking for a methodical, highly organised and self-motivated individual who is a quick learner and able to carefully follow a process. You must be able to work to a high degree of accuracy and with good attention to detail. Excellent people and communication skills are essential.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical expert in AP/Payments processes to support team priorities
  • First point of escalation for members of the AP team
  • Overseeing Daily Payments for treasury activity
  • Overseeing and supporting weekly payment runs for all overheads – managing SAP variants and parameters to ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Payments exception reporting
  • Supporting settlements team with manual payments adhoc
  • Payments query resolution ensuring all queries from internal/external including banks are accurately resolved and SLAs are met
  • Ensuring all processes and procedures are constantly reviewed, documented and updated

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • A working knowledge of SAP/Banking systems
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication
  • Concern for accuracy and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Diligent and dependable
  • Good organisational and execution skills
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as individually
  • Able to work effectively cross-functionally with all areas of the business
  • Dedication to review and improvement of existing processes Commercially astute with the ability to develop and understand issues

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in P2P/AP/Payments processes
  • Analytical, time management and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to work with staff at all levels, ability to communicate clearly and succinctly (both verbal & written) on complex topics

EDUCATION

  • Experience in Accounts Payable/Payments

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