Accounts Payable Manager

30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + Health and Life Assurance
28 Nov 2016
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payable - Retail

Commutable from Bath, Bristol, Wells, Frome, Trowbridge Areas

My Client is a large and well-established manufacturer based in the heart of Somerset. Their location offers excellent access to the Cities of Bath and Bristol.

They are now seeking an Accounts Payable Manager who has experience of Stock reconciliation in a retail business. The role will be responsible for stock and supplier invoices being correctly processed and accounted for in a timely manner, compliant with Company policy and regulations. The role will report to the Finance Manager and will include managing a team as well as working alongside Accounts Payable and Credit Control. There will also be liaison with the Management Reporting / Analysis team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for:
??Directs stock and operations to include liaison with warehouse and buyers to enable accurate reporting and price of the company stock position and payment to suppliers.
??Assist in establishing and implementing inventory policies and procedures.
??Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc stock levels and consumption reports to all the relevant departments
??Ensuring that goods received by warehouse are matched with the actual invoices from the suppliers and discrepancies identified and resolved
??Coordinate with warehouse team to implement and ensure control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence.
??Full cycle A/P, matching, vouchering, and GL coding, ensuring costing is correctly calculated and processed Balance Sheet account responsibility for stock including import ledgers for tax, ensuring finished goods and cost of sales is accurate
??Make payments in accordance with company guidelines in accurate and timely manner
??Reconcile and report at month end, providing supporting information and clarification as needed accurately and timely as required by the business
??Carry out journal processing to complete any postings, exchange rates per company policy Manage three AP and Import Assistants
??Communicate and liaise with internal and external stakeholders as needed to achieve job, team, department and business objectives
??Assist colleagues in other areas of Finance as required to promote team-work and ensure peak periods are managed effectively within the Department.
??Carry out any other Finance task not unreasonably requested.

Essential Requirements

??2 years+ experience in Accounts Payable, with a strong background in Stock Reconciliation experience within a Retail business.
??Strong oral and written communication skills, along with the ability to communicate and negotiate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
??Managerial, planning, organisational, decision-making, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and lateral thinking skills.
??Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Team player.
??Ability to thrive in a busy environment and handle stressful situations calmly and professionally.
??Ability to organise own workload and meet deadlines and targets, whilst maintaining high levels of organisation as well as accommodating multiple tasks

?? Competitive salary + Benefits
Monday to Friday (37.5 hours) per week
25 Days Holiday (rising to 27) + Bank Holidays
Company Pension Scheme
Free Life Assurance
Health Insurance
Christmas Bonus Scheme
Generous Staff Discount On-Site Free Parking
Friendly Company Culture and Relaxed Working Environment
If the role is of interest, then please apply today