Accounts Payable Supervisor

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£26000 - £30000 per annum
05 Jan 2017
12 Jan 2017
Ciara McCarry
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Purchase Ledger Team Leader? Do you have a strong skillset for people management and process improvement? Do you want to work for one of the UK's fastest growing businesses?

If the answer is "YES!" please read on

We are looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Manager to head up the Accounts Payable Team and add value by improving process in place at the moment. The right candidate will be ambitious, seeking the chance to add value and strengthen your already excellent skills within a managerial role;

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Supervising the Purchase Ledger Team - up to 10
  • Holding regular AP meeting to ensure procedures are being followed effectively
  • Ensuring suppliers are paid on time
  • Ensuring an appropriate course of action is designed for suppliers outside agreed payment schedule
  • KPI monitoring
  • To produce all accounts payable month end reconciliations, by the end of day
  • To run weekly Accounts Payable payment proposals sending out to key departments for review, including Treasury for Cash forecasting.
  • Maintain & improve the relationships with all key suppliers
  • Deal with difficult supplier queries
  • Look to improve all processes and procedures
  • Implement an automation for payment runs
  • Ensure that all ledgers are properly maintained
  • Ensure invoices are processed in an efficient, accurate manner and payment runs are compliant with controls and regulations

Key skills and experience;

  • Experience with supervising an Accounts Payable team of 3 or more
  • Proven ability to add value and enhance processes
  • Strong team management ability with experience of supervising and training AP staff
  • Strong Reconciliation skills
  • Adequate excel user - competent in performing v-look ups & pivot tables


BTG Recruitment has been established over 10 years and specialise in financial recruitment within the North West. We work in partnership with clients and candidates a-like. We are passionate about quality and offer a proactive and tailored service. Our talented team can help find the right role for you.