Accounts Payable supervisor

Hertfordshire, Stevenage
21 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Darren Mahoney
Contract type
Full time

A large manufacturing company are looking for a Accounts payable supervisor with the ability to oversee the accounts payable function and team. The ideal candidate Will be experienced and able to take command of a team of 4 accounts payable staff in all aspects from overseeing invoice handling and assisting in cash flow forecasts.

Client Details

My client are a market leading manufacturer that designs, develops and manufactures Internal IT software systems. They're looking for a new second lead to their Accounts payable team.


  • Ensure purchase invoices are accurately processed and in a timely manner.
  • Supervise and manage the overall Accounts Payable function.
  • Resolve all purchase orders, invoice and payment queries, working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage the Accounts Payable Assistant's performance appraisals, individual development, absence management etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring company purchasing policies and procedures are adhered to at all times whilst proactively identifying improvements to current processes.
  • Ensure all Accounts Payable tasks are completed in line with month end deadlines.
  • Reviewing purchase ledger on a monthly basis ensuring allocations have been completed correctly and investigating any balances in query.
  • Record accruals and prepayments at the end of each month.
  • Generate weekly payment run.
  • Update the fixed asset register at the end of each month and report on variance between budget and invoiced/committed Capital spend
  • Approving suppliers on Purchase Ordering system.
  • Monitor Accounts Payable mailbox to ensure requests are dealt with in a timely manner


The successful candidate will be a strong minded, energetic Accounts payable supervisor, with a Strong track record of leading and developing a team. Knowledge of overseeing the entire Accounts payable process, and the ability to communicate effectively with separate entities.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • permanent Accounts payable supervisor role within the Technology manufacturing and production industry in the Stevenage area.

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