Accounts Payable Team Leader
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 25/05/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06650-0010956869


Accounts Payable Team Leader - Cambridge

Robert Half are currently working with a global leader in cyber security who are recruiting for an Accounts Payable Team Leader to help shape the future of artificial intelligence.

Overview of role

Day to day duties of The Accounts Payable Team Leader will include but not be limited to:

  • To generally support the Finance Manager in the accurate timely financial accounting for the company
  • To specifically; direct, support and oversee the work of the accounts payable team in their daily duties
  • To lead on operational work planning and responding to reporting timetables
  • To offer support and guidance, regular development meetings and ensure continual professional development
  • To ensure the accurate and timely processing of global purchases invoices
  • To ensure that the process meets internal financial controls, approval procedures
  • To ensure that expenditure is in line with purchase order approvals and accompanying contracts
  • To work with the Finance Manager on the review of monthly accruals and prepayments
  • To ensure that creditors balances are reconciled monthly
  • To work with Finance Managers to support preparation of annual audit information
  • To maintain and reconcile inter company transactions
  • To work with the Finance Manager to prepare VAT analysis to support VAT returns.

The ideal candidate Profile:

  • Numerate with strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail and ability to work unsupervised and prioritise tasks
  • Helpful, flexible, pro-active approach to work, a team player with a willingness to tackle both new and routine tasks
  • Enthusiastic, reliable and self-confident, with an excellent telephone manner
  • Dynamic, responsible and highly organised with the ability to manage multiple streams of work within defined time-lines
  • Confident in addressing and escalating matters with colleagues in order to resolve underlying issues
  • Effective communication skills with finance and non-finance staff, collaborative nature and proactive team player
  • Flexible working to accommodate key monthly deadlines at peak times
  • Confident team manager; able to direct tasks, motivate teams and manage multiple work streams
  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Working towards AAT/ACCA/CIMA (desirable but not essential)
  • Background of leading finance teams, preferably within a medium sized international company
  • Evidence of leading teams and improvement process in a growth organisation (desirable)

Salary & Benefits

The Role of Accounts Payable Team Leader is paying up to £35K plus excellent benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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