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Accounts Payable Team Leader - North Leeds

  • Location: Wetherby
  • Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 04 December 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO37065_1636040369
Leading a team of 4 staff members in the AP function for a manufacturing business based in the Wetherby area you will be working for an organisation who really value their employees and have created a fantastic work environment as a result.

Duties will include:

General Responsibilities:
*Oversee invoice processing and the satisfactory resolution of invoice queries
*Ensure all invoices are entered to finance system upon receipt and are processed in accordance with departmental requirements
*Control, audit, and reconciliation of the Raw Materials database
*Check and authorise sterling and currency supplier payment runs
*Ensure all supplier account statements are reconciled and queries addressed
*Approval of amended accounts and check trading terms are in line with agreed policy
*Ensure statutory returns (e.g. Fitters CIS return) are submitted and paid within set timescale
*Cash reporting and forecasting
*Ensure that all payables systems and procedures are up to date and accurate

Month/Year End Responsibilities:
*Ensure the payables ledger is complete by the agreed deadline
*Ensure accuracy of accruals for expense invoices not processed at month end date
*Production of aged creditor analysis
*Production of payable days report for inclusion in the working capital scorecard
*Ensure departmental expenditure reports are accurate and distributed to managers
*Produce ad hoc reports and analysis and support to the month end process as necessary

Team Management:
*Monitor team performance (team of 4)
*Coach and mentor team members on departmental systems and procedures

Other Responsibilities:
*Liaison with other internal departments, suppliers, internal/external auditors as appropriate
*Ensure teamwork instructions and procedures are improved and kept up to date
*Provide support and assistance to internal / external audit teams as required
*Provide a reliable and skilled resource to assist across the finance function including covering for absence

Project work:
Work with teams and management to continually identify and implement process improvements aimed at enhancing the efficiency of data processing and improving the accuracy, consistency and quality of information provided by the departments
Represent / lead function on systems development and implementation projects

The ideal individual with display the following attributes

*Accounts payable supervision experience
*Attention to detail and strong numeracy skills
*Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
*Accounts Payable processes and procedures
*An understanding of Inland Revenue rules regarding corporation tax, employee benefits and taxation and the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is required to ensure compliance
*Knowledge of VAT legislation
*Experience of systems change / development / implementation projects
*Knowledge of construction industry (desirable not essential)

This is an opportunity that is holding immediate interviews for suitable candidates so if you are a Credit Controller looking for another opportunity within an established Credit team within a business on the outskirts of Leeds with free parking apply now.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.