Job Description

  • Job Reference:967374CV_1637312311

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Media/Advertising/Publishing

  • Contact Name: Chad Vigano

  • Job Location: Berkshire

  • Job Title: Head of Accounts Payable

  • Job Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

The Portfolio Group are currently sourcing for a well-establish organisation looking to bring in an experience Head of Accounts Payable to lead an experienced team. You will be tasked with focusing on process improvement and new system implementation and will play a key part in educating the wider business and Group finance as to correct processes and procedures surrounding the payments runs and invoice approvals. You will aso be tasked with upgrading the expenses process and making sure that the department continues to develop alongside the wider business.

Overview of role parameters and expectations:

* Team management 5+ heads across the payments teams working on developing a collaborative working environment
* Oversee upcoming system implementation and integration
* Business Partner with a wide range of key stakeholders across all levels within the business
* Monitor improvements and systems upgrades in relations to controls over costs and payments
* Introduce and implement new processes surrounding business payments where necessary
* Take ownership of the Expenses policies including new supplier onboarding and invoice approval process
* Put in place targets for the team to maintain their focus on key areas

Responsibilities of the role:

* Manage the full Purchase Ledger function across multiple entities
* Train and develop current team (5+) and highlight critical business hires where necessary
* Focus on streamlining current payment processes and implementing changes in policies where necessary
* Working to tight deadlines surrounding payment terms and making sure any queries are delt with swiftly regarding approval of invoice payments.
* Provision of information on creditor days and largest suppliers for the board
* Ensure payment runs are produced promptly and accurately
* Oversee all company expenses and make sure that they are processed in a timely manner

Candidate Expectations:

* Previous experience of working within a faced paced Accounts Payable/Purchase Ledger Function
* Experience in team hiring, training, team appraisals and disciplinaries.
* Experience working in a multi-million pound turnover business ideally
* Business partner with different areas of the business and wider finance to arrive at solutions for any internal process issues
* Identifying any system or control issues and proposing solutions
* Have a huge focus on new systems which may streamline processes and enhance department efficiency



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