Accounts Payable Project Manager

Location
Warrington
Salary
£250 - £350 per day
Posted
28 Oct 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Ref
LL/22333/AM
Contact
Laura Leslie
Job Title
Accounts Payable
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
The Accounts Payable Project Manager will report directly to the Finance Manager.  This role is fast-paced and will require the role holder to manage 3 projects simultaneously. 

The following outlines the key roles and responsibilities for this role.

EDI
  • From an Accounts payable perspective, lead a project to move suppliers from paper based invoicing to EDI
  • Constant liaison with internal IT department, EDI platform host, Suppliers and Accounts payable department
  • Involvement of the AP team in testing
  • Write procedure documents to cover training and processes
OCR
  • Identify OCR platform
  • Present findings and costings to key stakeholders
  • Build a testing plan to ensure all aspects are tested before going live
  • Involvement of the AP team in testing
  • Write procedure documents to cover training and processes

Statement Reconciliations
  • Identify best software option by reviewing offerings
  • Present findings and costings to key stakeholders
  • Run a project to fully test and eventually implement tool
  • Involvement of the AP team in testing
  • Write procedure documents to cover training and processes

All
  • Have a project plan for each project with timelines and owners for each area
  • Review on a constant basis with key stakeholders
 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • Strong Project Management experience
  • EDI experience essential
  • Self-motivated and take pride in completing tasks to the highest standard
  • Detailed and methodical - Duties are completed in an accurate manner and irregularities are investigated
  • Ability to multi task and switch between projects
  • Strong time management with the ability to manage day to day priorities effectively and within tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills, able to build a strong rapport with team’s key to the role
  • Technologically proficient and able to make full use of technology and software to complete tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Solid accounting knowledge
  • Comfortable in a culture that embraces change and is fast moving
  • Ability to demonstrate delivery of key projects