AP Manager

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FRS are recruiting an Accounts Payable Manager for a business who have offices across the world! Working from their UK Head Office which is based not too far from Solihull, you will be working predominantly remotely with 1 to 2 days per months based in the office & the rest from home!

Leading a small team of AP Assistants, you”ll be responsible for overseeing the EMEA Accounts Payable department and ensuring efficient and accurate processing of invoices, payments, and expense reports. This role requires strong leadership qualities – a real “people person”.

Duties Will Include:
Oversee implementation through to successful go-live of the change to a Sage X3 system
Manage the day-to-day operations of the accounts payable department, including payment proposals, payment runs & expense reports
Manage and lead the accounts payable team, providing guidance, training, and mentorship to ensure a high level of performance and productivity
Maintain a relationship with other departments such as accounts receivable, central finance and operations to ensure accurate and timely processing of invoices and payments
Participate in month end and year-end close processes, including but not limited to accruals, balance sheet and bank reconciliations and close controls
Assist with special projects and initiatives, such as process improvements, system implementations, and departmental initiatives, as assigned
Coordinating the tasks of the AP team to ensure all targets and deadline are met, particularly at month-end
Support the AP Senior Coordinators with Corporate Credit Card Management, administration of new and existing users, expedite monthly expense submission, inter-company recharges, any other reporting as required
Establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers, resolving any payment discrepancies, enquiries, or issues in a timely manner
Review Direct Debit arrangements on a quarterly basis
Management of the company’s fuel card supplier database
Internal and external AP audit requests for all EMEA entities
Harmonise best practise across EMEA entities