Accounts Payable Manager

Leicestershire, Leicester
Up to £37000 per annum
24 Nov 2023
07 Dec 2023
JN -112023-6254960
Corinne Berry-McGraw
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

I am working on a 6 month contracted Accounts Payable Manager role for a Higher Education Organisation in Leicester. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for an immediate start and a varied role in Accounts Payable.

Client Details

My client is a large Higher Education Organisation based in Leicester; offering great flexible working this is a highly desirable place to work. Due to a recent retirement, my client are looking for an immediate cover for an Accounts Payable Team Lead for an initial 6 months with a potential to be extended.


The Accounts Payable Manager will report directly to the Purchasing Manager. Duties of the Accounts Payable Manager include but are not limited to:

  • Leading the Payments Team and working with key stakeholders to deliver an excellent payments service
  • Identifying training requirements within the team
  • Being responsible for ensuring that vendor invoices and payments are paid on time and are compliant
  • Ensure team daily, weekly and monthly tasks are clearly set out to ensure processing backlogs are for current invoices/ payments
  • Ensuring the month end and year end financial close responsibilities are completed


The successful candidate will:

  • Have demonstrated experience working in Accounts Payable
  • Have experience using SAP
  • Have experience coaching and mentoring a team for high performance
  • Have good excellent excel skills
  • Have excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Have an ability to interpret high volumes of transactional data

Job Offer

The successful candidate can expect a starting salary c£37,000 + 4 days home working + an immediate start + a varied and exciting role within Higher Education + other voluntary benefits

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