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Interim AP Manager, Salford, Greater Manchester

North West


£28.00 - £33.00 per hour

Accountancy Recruit is partnering a client based in Manchester to engage a temporary AP Manager. The role will be for 3-6 months and is hybrid with 1-2 days per week in the office in Salford. The role would suit a Transaction Services Manager, Financial Operations Manager or Purchase Ledger Supervisor to take ownership of the AP function within a global business.

The AP Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the global AP process which includes corporate credit cards and expenses, vendor management, payment runs.
  • Review supplier invoices for accuracy, completeness, timeliness and compliance with company policies.
  • ?Manage the end-to-end AP process, including but not limited to facilitating the creation of new vendors, assisting procurement with the purchase order process.
  • Generate regular accounts payable reports, providing insights into cash flow, outstanding payables and vendor balances.
  • Monitor and control expenses by analysing spending patterns and identifying areas for cost reduction.
  • Continuously assess and improve accounts payable processes for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ensure all AP statutory reporting is completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Oversight of AP related correspondence and resolve any escalated issues.
  • Manage corporate travel partner to facilitate employee travel.
  • Leverage project management skills to ensure projects stay within deliverable commitments and within budget.

To be successful in this role the AP Manager will have the following skills:

  • Accountancy qualification or equivalent combined education and work experience.
  • AP experience in a global environment.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems – Netsuite beneficial
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong ability to build stakeholder buy-in

The rate for this role is guideline, the rate payable will be commensurate with experience.