AP Manager - Retail

Job Title: AP Manager - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barking, Essex
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH622224
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 02, 2019 11:43

Job Description

AP Manager - Retail

A great opportunity to join a dynamic and fast growing business as the AP Manager.

You will be managing a team and reporting into the Head of Finance. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing company that has an excellent culture.

AP Manager Responsibilities:

  • Maintain control schedule of monthly non-AP payments
  • Act as point contact for all requests
  • Ensure prompt processing
  • Actively assist in working capital usage by proactively managing supplier payments
  • Plan for any large forecast payments to ensure necessary approvers are available
  • Develop KPI's within accounts payable
  • Develop and maintain appropriate cash disbursement controls
    • Fully understand and uphold the controls in place
    • Review of processes and implement controls in line with policy
    • Maintain signatory listing for bank/loan/other
  • Develop and robust set of controls over supplier set up, supplier payments and same day payments within accounts payable
  • Ensure the AP ledger is clean and tidy at all times with no negative or unusual balances therein
  • Supplier reconciliations
  • Maintain expenses system and the accounts payable

AP Manager Experience required:

  • Previous AP management experience
  • Previous experience of reviewing and improving processes and controls and managing projects
  • Team management experience
  • Self-starter and able to prioritise effectively
  • Proactive approach with strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience of being audited and ability to prepare year-end schedules and answer auditor queries
  • Understanding of PLC reporting

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.