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Accounts Payable Team Leader

Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package + Relocation Assistance


The role of the Accounts Payable Team Leader is to work closely with the Finance Managers to oversee the efficient operation of the accounts payable process, ensuring company procurement policies are strictly implemented.

The Accounts Payable Team Leader works in the Finance department and reports in to the Finance Manager responsible for Treasury and Accounts Payable.


Key Responsibilities

  • Review and management of the accounts payable inbox on a daily basis, ensuring all emails are dealt with in a timely manner and escalated where necessary
  • Log invoices sent through to the accounts payable inbox onto TAP and JDE so they are ready for approval and processing by relevant individuals
  • Ensure invoices and payment requests are checked to identify the correct entities within the Interactive group of companies and any applicable VAT charged, dependant on the services/supplies received
  • Ensure all invoices and payment requests are approved in line with the company authorisation schedules
  • Obtain appropriate coding for all payment requests and invoices in line with the accounting systems to ensure that invoices are processed to the Company accounting ledger on JDE in a timely and accurate manner. This will help to expedite payments to the correct suppliers, ensuring payment falls within the terms agreed by the accounts or procurement team
  • Resolve queries coming into the accounts payable team from internal and external customers in a timely manner
  • Complete the agreed company process for payments, including completion of CHAPS forms for all CHAPS payments, ensuring appropriate authorisations at all times
  • Input manual and overseas payments onto the Barclays banking system
  • Reconciliation of supplier financial statements received on a periodic basis, ensuring all outstanding issues with suppliers are resolved and good working relationships are maintained
  • Review the logged invoices report from TAP in order to follow up with authorisers in regards to any overdue invoices, providing a report of any liabilities to the balance sheet at period end
  • Set up new supplier accounts on JDE as per the company system confirming payment terms with the Head of Procurement
  • Allocate AP supplier payments accurately and in a timely manner onto the relevant supplier accounts on JDE
  • Ensure all archived documents are filed correctly and a tracking system implemented for easy access Provide the Finance Manager (Transactions) with weekly account funding information by currency to ensure there are sufficient funds to make the payments
  • Investigate and correct any invoice duplications identified by the company fiscal checking software AP Forensics prior to the weekly pay runs
  • Prepare and run the weekly AP supplier BACS payment runs onto Barclays ensuring the correct authorisations are obtained in accordance to the Company banking mandate
  • Complete the process for affiliate payments on a monthly basis via BACS, CHAPS and Moneybookers payment methods, for the records supplied by the Affiliates Team, including uploading payments onto the Barclays system
  • Provide support and cover to the Finance Manager (Transactions) for the weekly cash monitor/ funding reporting to Group Finance team
  • Provide support and cover to the Finance Manager (Transactions) for the weekly client account trust fund reconciliation and funding transfers
  • A leader that mentors and develops the team by; providing development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required ensuring the team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations and legislation


Specialist Skills and Experience Required

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and develop good working relationships
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise workload to deal with high volumes of work within tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Able to work independently, efficiently and accurately, whilst still working well within a team
  • Manage your own time effectively, plan ahead and adopt a methodical approach to your work


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