Accounts Payable Team Leader

24 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sometimes Promoting, Sometimes Recruiting. Always Orange.

About us:

BeBe Services is the main recruitment partner to Aggreko Northern Europe. We're the people who use our big boxes to make a massive difference. We believe in the positive impact of power and the ability to control temperature. We believe what we do opens up opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies over the world. We believe when we work together we can do anything. We believe in the power of our team. We're the people who keep the lights on. And we recruit the best talent, too.

Our four values help us get even better at what we do. It's the Aggreko way of working - we call it Always Orange. Always Orange means:

Being dynamic: We're nimble and are always ready to react to an ever changing world
Being expert: We know our stuff, we're great under pressure and we thrive in our busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We use our experience to make a difference. We know how to challenge and we have the courage of our convictions
Being together: We play for Team Aggreko and value the expertise of everyone around us. We're accountable and we hold others to account
Being innovative: We never miss an opportunity to learn, to look out, or to be better

About our role:
• Our Accounts Payable function processes purchase invoices for a number of Aggreko Business throughout the globe
• Our Accounts Payable Team Leader will coordinate and plan work for the Shared Accounts Payable function. Leading a team (of up to five) while having responsibility for a divisional area of the business
• The role involves carefully managing the team to ensure levels of output are maintained while working to tight deadlines, this involves monitoring the performance of monthly invoice processing
• Building strong relationships is key to role while working with other departments and colleagues to deliver an exceptional customer service, this will include a high number of telephone calls and email correspondence
Sound like you? Here's what you'll need to demonstrate:
• Practical experience of supervision and people management
• Knowledge of purchase to pay processes and controls
• Practical experience of working with electronic management systems and process management software
• Experience of Accounts Payable (possibly three years or longer) gained from a multinational group environment
• Previous experience gained from working within a quoted group
• Ability to develop and mentor direct reports
Desired skills:
• Excellent people management and communication skills
• Cross functional working with key departments (e.g. Procurement and Depot Administration teams)
• Ability to organise and prioritise team and individual workload
• Experience of professionally managing supplier contacts
• Excelling under tight time pressures and maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
• Organising and prioritising work to meet reporting deadlines
• Committed and dedicated to process improvements and sharing best practice
• Actively seeks to maintain and improve continuous professional development
Your key responsibilities:
• Day to day management and supervision of Accounts Payable Assistants
• Key point of contact within Accounts Payable for internal stakeholders
• Ensuring timely and accurate payments are made to suppliers in accordance with Aggreko standard payment terms and authority levels
• Ensuring that the accounts payable team weekly and monthly input deadlines are adhered to
• Preparing monthly accounts payable related balance sheet reconciliations (trade creditors reconciliations, accounts payable clearing and suspense accounts) for the relevant country
• Ensuring that the accounts payable team weekly and monthly input deadlines are adhered to
• Ensuring compliance with established accounts payable related policies, procedures and regulations
• Actively participates in Finance team meetings and business meetings as required
• Completing effective and meaningful annual and mid-year reviews with direct reports
• Ensuring payment requirements are accurately forecasted to aid cash flow forecasting
• Matching invoices to PO numbers/delivery notes before being processed
• Consistently applying correct coding and meaningful descriptions throughout the input process
• Preparing explainable debit balances and supplier statement reconciliations prepared for top 20 suppliers in each country
Other information you should know:
• We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; bonus scheme, attractive pension, life assurance, income protection, share save and cycle to work schemes
• We are committed to Learning and Development

BeBe Services is the sole recruitment partner to Aggreko Northern Europe. Please note, we will not accept any speculative applications from recruitment agencies

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