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Accounts Payable Manager

Reference: 21371

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

24 October, 2023

Are you an accomplished manager within an Accounts Payable or similar Accounting function? If yes, keep reading!

This is your opportunity to gain a new professional challenge with a market leading firm in the professional services industry. We are seeking an experienced Finance/AP Manager to lead an established and growing accounts payable finance function. In this role, you will be responsible for reviewing and improving processes and controls, developing the team, and ensuring that all invoices and payments are processed accurately and efficiently.

This is a hands-on role suited to an organised leader with excellent management, accounting and reporting skills.

You will also work closely with other departments and key senior stakeholders to represent your team.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting of management information and reporting to Senior Finance Leadership Team
  • Responsible for the management of the Accounts Payable team
  • Performance management to include setting goals, coaching, feedback and annual appraisals.
  • Ensure timely processing and payment of all supplier invoices and staff expense claims.
  • Oversee the BACS / CHAPS payment runs.
  • Management of the group’s corporate card account
  • Responsible for the month end close process.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the systems, processes and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance across the team, including investigation of any breaches.
  • Promote compliance with statutory reporting rules.

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a dynamic and exciting work environment where you can make a real impact. If you’re ready for a new challenge and want to be part of a winning team, we want to hear from you.

What you will gain:

  • Competitive Salary (please reach out to discuss relative to your experience)
  • Enhanced Annual Leave
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced company pension contribution
  • Income Protection
  • Annual performance bonus – very attractive!
  • Career progression with continued learning & development supports.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience managing an accounting or finance function in a large business. 
  • Hands-on experience with accounts payable processing and systems
  • Strong knowledge of accounts payable governance, controls and best practices
  • Proven track record of growing and managing high-performing teams.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Highly organised and excellent attention to detail

To open the door on this new opportunity, please get in touch with Catherine at Abacus.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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