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Accounts Payable Manager

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are assisting a sector-leading business based in Basingstoke with their recruitment for an Accounts Payable Manager on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Manager include:

  • Take ownership of the AP function, while implementing robust controls and driving a continuous improvement mentality
  • Manage and develop a growing team by conducting regular reviews and setting objectives
  • Balance sheet and statement reconciliations
  • Ensure processing of invoices, credit notes, expenses, corporate credit cards and payment cycle is controlled effectively and in line with business requirements
  • Assist with new system implementations
  • Manage the AP inbox
  • Vendor management 
  • Monthly reporting
  • Aged debtors
  • Weekly payment runs

Key skills and experience for the ideal Accounts Payable Manager job:

  • Background in leading an Accounts Payable function in a large business with a high volume of transactions.
  • Previous experience of a systems implementation would be beneficial and you will have a proven track record of implementing operational metrics in order to track and improve the performance of the AP team.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to build strong relationships and work as part of a team
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, with a positive and adaptable mindset to meet the needs of the business

This role will be primarily office-based, therefore you must be able to reliably commute to Basingstoke.

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