Accounts Payable/Receivable Team Lead

Accounts Payable/Receivable Team Lead

Accounts Payable/Receivable Team Lead 3000 2000 Stobart Air

Accounts Payable/Receivable Team Lead

We are now inviting applications for the position of Accounts Payable & Receivable Team Lead, based in HQ. Please note, this is a Fixed Term maternity cover contract only.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable (90%)

  • Processing of invoices and expenses related to allocated creditors (posting to the AP Ledger, co-ordination of coding and approval process, payment and filing)
  • Processing all relevant creditor payments on the AP Ledger and the online banking system
  • Assisting the trainee accountants with calculating accruals and prepayments at month end
  • Dealing with supplier queries and preparation of month-end creditor reconciliations
  • Responsible for month-end AP Ledger close out on the SAGE accounting system
  • Preparation of month-end AP reports, analysis and other ad hoc reports as required
  • Ensuring all invoices have been appropriately approved before payment
  • Ensure timing of payments is in line with cash flow forecasting requirements
  • Liaise with budget holders across various departments for new supplier set up, dispute resolution, timely approval of invoices
  • Raising purchase orders & processing PO receipts on the Purchase Order Tracker when required
  • Assisting other Finance team members and Senior Management as necessary with cost reviews, analysis and other tasks
  • Explore possibilities with team to improve the AP process and take initiatives to improve
  • Day to day management of a team of three AP administrators

Accounts Receivable (10%)

  • Processing of customer invoices in line with contracts / schedule invoicing requirements
  • Raising customer ad hoc invoices as required by other departments (e.g. commercial team for marketing reimbursements)
  • Maintaining the AR Ledger to ensure balances do not fall out of terms, and follow up on cash receipts accordingly
  • Responsible for month-end AR Ledger close out on the SAGE system

Minimum Skills & Experience Required:

  • An experienced background working in a multi-currency Accounts Payable function
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills allowing them to work to tight deadlines and prioritise tasks appropriately
  • Proficient IT skills essential – MS Office Excel / Word / Outlook
  • A thorough working knowledge of SAGE or similar Accounts Payable accounting package
  • Ideally you have experience with managing a small team of AP administrators
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in aviation would be an advantage
  • An aptitude for working as part of a team
  • Ability to be flexible and use own initiative

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior AP experience and processing payments and payment files on a banking portal strongly desirable.
  • Prior AR management experience desirable

Stobart Air is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants must have the right to work within the EU.

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