AP Manager

REF: BBBH27686_1622650863

02/06/2021
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £40000 to £50000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS Group is delighted to be recruiting an AP Manager on a full time, 12 month fixed term contract for our client based in Belfast.

With 2 direct reports and a collective team of approx. 16 AP professionals, you will have strong people and leadership skills and an ambition to make an impact and have your voice heard in a prestigious organisation. In return you will receive a competitive salary and market leading benefits package whilst working in premium grade offices 3 days a week, with the opportunity to work from home the remaining 2 days.

Working hours: 2 days 12:00 - 20:30, 3 days 09:30 - 17:00 (37.5 hr working week)

Your New Job:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Accounts Payable and Expenses team
  • Understanding and work to ensure compliance with SAR and taxation requirements of the jurisdictions serviced
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of payments to suppliers and expense payments to staff
  • Continual assessment of the work within areas of responsibility, developing practical solutions to improve the service provided
  • Ensure standard processes are implemented in all areas of responsibility with appropriate levels of documentation to support
  • Prioritises work effectively, making realistic compromises when necessary in order to deliver
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies and procedures and seeks to implement good practice across the team
  • Leads the team in continually developing technical knowledge within the function and challenges the status quo in the way in which work is performed
  • Become a trusted advisor to stakeholders
  • Supports line manager to implement change in finance, providing constructive advice regarding any new initiatives, and assisting by communicating effectively with their team so that transitions are smooth
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of team and the meeting of appropriate performance and efficiency benchmarks
  • Participating in internal and external audits, implementing recommendations or remediating as appropriate
  • Recruit, develop, retain and manage staff, delegating tasks appropriately to team leaders to deliver a timely, high quality service to customers and to assist in the personal development of the team

What You Need to Succeed:

  • 3 years' experience of managing an AP/ Expense function
  • Good standard of Education, desirable up to degree standard
  • Demonstrated track record of successful interaction with senior leaders
  • Experience of managing and enforcing KPIs, SLAs and other performance metrics as well as experience of being able to pull back within SLA when required
  • Agility to manage strategically and act operationally during period of stability and change
  • Experience & awareness of working with customers across differing countries and cultures
  • Demonstrable experience of analysing problems and proposing solutions
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office and a complex finance systems

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Eve Turkington, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 9023 5456

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