Accounts Payable Supervisor

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Isleworth, London | Ref: BBBH31224


Accounts Payable Supervisor


Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile

Bunzl UK & Ireland supplies, through a number of specialist distribution businesses, a range of more than 100,000 products including food packaging, disposable supplies, catering equipment, healthcare consumables and cleaning and safety products to supermarkets, retailers, hotels, restaurants and caterers, construction companies, healthcare providers and other users.

Currently all finance activities are managed within the different Bunzl operating companies however, the decision has been taken to create a Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) which will be located in Isleworth. The FSSC will manage most of the finance activity across UK & Ireland and the transition will begin in January 2021 through to the summer of 2021

As Bunzl's outsourced recruitment partner, Cast UK are delighted to be managing the recruitment of all new hires for the FSSC. As part of the new team, we are looking to recruit several Accounts Payable Supervisors.

The Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for driving their team to deliver documented and auditable processes, accurately input data relating to purchase and expense invoices, manage and reconcile supplier accounts, deal with queries and arrange payments to suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • First line management of the Accounts Payable Clerks
  • Effective resource planning to ensure high levels of service are delivered
  • Provide day-to-day Accounts Payable support and issue resolution related to system/people performance issues
  • Lead the receiving, scanning, and recording of supplier and intercompany invoices, matching invoices to orders and posting to the appropriate supplier accounts
  • Ensure the investigation of price and quantity differences
  • Drive timely management of purchase invoice and payment queries, updating tickets, liaising with suppliers
  • Manage the generation of payment runs and raising manual payments as required
  • Perform monthly and ad-hoc supplier statement reconciliations
  • Oversee the setting up and maintaining of supplier accounts
  • Guarantee the recording of purchase card spend and reconciliations

Skills & Experience Required

  • Computer literate, numerate, attention to detail, logical and methodical approach
  • Ability to follow documented and auditable processes
  • Knowledge of sage accounting system or similar
  • Strong written, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Manage demanding workloads and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for working with people and a flexible approach to work

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