Accounts Payable Manager

Handforth, Cheshire
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Two days working from home
10 May 2021
21 May 2021
JN -042021-2563380
Jordan Frost
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

A fantastic permanent opportunity for a full time Accounts Payable Manager role based in Handforth near Manchester Airport. Office based three days and two days optional working from home.

Client Details

Working for a very well established and highly successful organisation. Based in a friendly team and managing four Accounts payable staff.


The duties include:

  • Management of the full AP function and development of the team.
  • Ensure work is completed to agreed targets, taking corrective action as required and highlight on-going issues to Shared Services Manager
  • Monitor and analyse the reporting of queried invoices to minimise instances and establish root cause analysis.
  • Oversight of AP related correspondence and deal with any escalated issues
  • Vendor Statement reconciliation review and checks for correctness
  • Goods Received Not Invoiced reporting and associated periodic clear down
  • Robust debit balance reporting and analysis ensuring these are minimised
  • All month end processes/reporting including balance sheet recs and KPI reporting
  • Oversight of all manual payments and bacs proposals prior to attaining CFO authorisation
  • Ensure regular 121's are undertaken with all members of the AP team
  • Constantly look to improve efficiencies within the department
  • Work collaboratively with procurement to improve procure to pay process
  • Ensure all AP statutory reporting is completed on time to a high standard


This successful candidate MUST:

  • Have experience in a similar AP Manager role - Essential
  • Have experience managing a similar team - Essential
  • Have experience using finance system SAP - Essential
  • Be comfortable using MS Excel at an intermediate level - Desirable
  • Be an excellent communicator - Essential
  • Have excellent attention to detail and be highly organised - Essential

Job Offer

This role is looking to pay up to £40,000 and includes an option 2 days working from home + parking + pension

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