Payables Manager

London, West End
£33000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive benefits
01 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Mike Durkin
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Part time

Page Personnel Finance are recruiting for a Payables Manager to join our client, a leading Advertising agency located in London's West End, a short walk from Oxford Circus station

Client Details

Our client is a leading international advertising agency located in the heart of London's West End, a short walk from Oxford Circus tube station. Due to growth amongst their client portfolio, an opportunity has arisen within the accountancy team for a Payables Manager to join.


Located in London's West End, our client is looking for a Payables Manager with responsbility for the following duties;

*Monitoring Aged Creditor and reporting results to the Financial Accountant
*Resolving debit balances on the creditors ledger
*Regular maintenance of the media accruals account and report e.g. -
*Supplier invoices paid and unmatched
*Sales credit notes that are unmatched
*Ensuring Monthly Meetings with Account teams/Investment is attended and highlight any media owner invoices in query over 90 days old
*Maintaining the supplier database in Dream and Fusion
*Unlocking billed campaigns if values need to be amended and criteria has been met
*Uploading supplier payments on to Bankline
*Collaborating with the hub, investment and account teams to maintain payables ledger
*Using the DMS to scan and upload the media owner invoices into Dream
*Ensuring accuracy when allocating the media owner invoice to the relevant media accrual generated by the sales invoice
*Investigating any media owner invoices that cannot be matched to and accrual
*Escalating any media owner invoice that cannot be matched within a reasonable timeframe
*Preparing monthly supplier account reconciliations prior to any payment run
*Arranging payment for invoices where the relevant sales invoice has been paid
*Posting Purchase Orders (PO) to Dream
*Posting Overheads invoices to Dream and allocating against relevant PO
*Preparing budget reports for BD's and budget holders
*Providing the monthly journal for accrued and deferred costs
*Analysing costs against prior year and provide commentary for variance
*Analysing costs against forecast and provide commentary for variance
*Preparing Accrued Expenses Reconciliations
*Preparing Prepaid Expenses Reconciliations
*Managing Expenses process and arranging payment on a timely basis
*Posting of company credit cards
*Working with and managing Payables Executive


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

*Experience of working within a Finance / Payables department
*Experience with dealing with high volume of invoices is essential
*Experience working within a media/outdoor environment is desirable
*Superb attention to detail, numeracy and analytical skills
*Excellent problem solving skills
*Excellent communications skills
*Ability to work to tight deadlines
*Proficient excel skills are necessary e.g. pivots, vlookups, etc.
*Experience of working with finance systems.
*Line management experience desirable

Job Offer

Salary of £30,000 to £35,000

Benefits package

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