Accounts Payable Senior

NC Associates

Senior Accounts Payable Clerk/ Accounts Payable Specialist/ Accounts Payable Coordinator/ Process Improvement/ Project Work/ Agile Working

I am looking for a Senior Accounts Payable Clerk to support my City Centre based Client – A well established and market leading business.

This role will require the successful candidate to support the Accounts Payable Manager with the coordination of duties for a(growing) Specialist Supplier Management Team. Previous team supervisory skills are advantageous, however candidates working in a senior capacity, looking for the first step into a leadership role will be considered. As a growing and highly successful business, my client can offer development routes and opportunities within the wider department.

Job Description:

  • Coordinate tasks and duties for the Supplier Management Team
  • Deliver and maintain a strategy programme for the credit balance and suspense process, linking to the overall department objectives
  • Review procedures in line with service delivery and best practice
  • Assist the AP Manager with resource requirements for the team
  • Deliver KPIs to monitor performance, delivering additional training and/ or targets as required
  • Manage and report on KPI performance for the payables team
  • Support continuous process improvement
  • Identify improvement and training needs amongst the team
  • Support with the end-to-end payables processes
  • Maintain, investigate, resolve, coordinate and control the AP suspense account to agreed processes and service level agreements
  • Maintain, investigate, resolve, coordinate and control the credit balances to agreed processes and service level agreements
  • Support accounts payable projects as and when required
  • Management of escalated and complex queries
  • Build and Develop relationships with key suppliers


  • Previous experience (5 years +) of the end-to-end accounts payable/ P2P process (working in a senior capacity)
  • Problem solving abilities – Ability to develop complex strategies and solutions
  • Previous experience of working within a large, global organisation (shared service centre experience) is highly advantageous
  • Proactive, positive, motivated, and confident approach to tasks and duties
  • Ability to motivate and develop others
  • Previous experience of maintaining and building relationships with senior level internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computerised systems skills
  • Committed to goals and challenges
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to make, implement and explain decisions

If you match the profile above, please submit your CV for immediate consideration or call 01617110821/ 07384462669 to discuss further.

Agile working will be available however this vacancy will require for applicants to live within a commutable distance of Manchester City Centre

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