Accounts Payable Team Leader

England, West Sussex, Chichester
£24000 - £28000 per annum
Sep 21, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
alain multini
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified

This large organsiation based all over the UK is currently searching for an Accounts Payable Team Leader to join the business.

Client Details

Our client is a large well known organisation based in Chichester.


  • To ensure the efficient and timely processing of Accounts Payable invoices in the shared Service Centre.
  • Liaise with the onsite contact manager to ensure the service is delivering to meet the client's needs and the requirements of the contract.
  • Deal with queries arising from either suppliers or retained Council staff in a prompt and informative manner.
  • Manage monthly CIS (Construction Industry Scheme) submissions to HMRC & issuing of statements to CIS contractors where applicable.
  • Ensure appropriate reporting is in place to identify any potential issues arising with the payment of suppliers.
  • Ensure agreed monthly KPI's are met with weekly monitoring
  • Collate all KPI monthly results liaising with other Finance Managers and obtaining commentary when required.
  • Provide management cover in the absence of other managers within the team and assist with planning and organisation of work and the provision of a professional service. To assist the team with application of regulations, checking work and resolving complex issues as a technical specialist with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the service and regulations.
  • Coordinate and carry out systems testing to include data preparation, testing and feedback to the manager responsible.
  • Ensure comprehensive process and procedure notes are kept, and are updated as and when required.
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of projects, identifying customer needs to ensure that the business area can continue to provide the required service.
  • Undertake client meetings relating to project communications and produce communications as required to ensure awareness of project delivery.


  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Ability to work in an organised manner and work to deadlines.
  • Team Leader management including appraisals
  • Able to set up and maintain simple spreadsheets, word process and enter data in database systems.
  • Knowledge of financial systems would be an advantage although not essential as training and guidance will be provided.
  • Positive 'can do' attitude with a commitment to deliver excellent service to customers.

    There may be the requirement for travel to other sites to engage with the onsite teams.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, with ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of modern office working.

Job Offer

Up to £28,000 + additional benefits

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