Accounts Payable Manager

Location Belfast
Discipline: Finance & Accounting
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ross Mccloskey

Contact email:
Contact phone: 02890918813
Job ref: J50
Published: 20 days ago
Expiry date: 19 Aug 2022 11:59

Our Ireland based client is currently looking for an experienced hands-on candidate to join their team, the successful candidate will take full responsibility for the Accounts Payable function to ensure that all tasks are carried out accurately and within given timeframes. A focus of the role will be managing the Accounts Payable (AP) team but will also involve the successful candidate when and where required performing operational tasks to assist the team, processing invoices and the completing payment runs.


Keys Roles and Accountabilities

  • Manage Accounts payable function ensuring the efficient and effective running of the function across the group in line with agreed key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • Management responsibility for three AP administrators ensuring the efficient and timely processing of all invoices and credit notes.

  • Ownership of the invoice approval workflow and building relationships with business units across the company – ensuring invoice queries are resolved in a timely and efficient fashion.

  • Guiding external relationships with company’s key suppliers.

  • Maintenance of SAP vendor master file – ensuring new vendors have been set up in accordance with internal procedure.

  • Managing SAP interfaces (i.e. weekly customer refund file, ensuring successful migration to SAP and reconciliation).

  • Development, implementation, and improvement of existing KPIs to monitor performance of the AP function.


Essential Criteria

  • Extensive previous experience working within an Accounts Payable role involving the processing of large volumes of payments.

  • Experience managing a team – ensuring staff deliver high quality accurate service in line with agreed KPIs.

  • Experienced in using financial systems/ accounting packages.

  • Previous experience in developing management information reports.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of SAP and Process Director.

  • Background within Accountancy/ Part Qualified Accountant.