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Accounts Payable Manager

Are you an experienced finance professional with a knack for managing accounts payable? We have a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Payable Manager to join a leading law firm in London on a 6-month contract. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and have a passion for financial excellence, read on!

The key responsibilities for this role will include;

  • Managing the account payable function and maintaining an overview of the team's workload
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant financial controls and Firm policies and procedures
  • To identify process improvement opportunities and actively work with other team members to improve and streamline the AP function.
  • Pro-actively engage with wider business on process improvements. Continually gathering feedback and improving the stakeholder experience
  • To ensure that service levels and quality of work are maintained to the highest standards
  • Managing the team of 3 Accounts Payable assistants
  • Delivering timely feedback on performance (both day to day and formal appraisals), identifying training needs, managing delivery and generally supporting the team.
  • Distributing and monitoring work amongst the team, ensuring tasks are dealt with on a timely basis
  • Monitoring the settlement of all accounts payable related transactions.
  • Timely resolution of supplier and internal stakeholder queries
  • Accurate and timely inputting and posting of accounts payable transactions, including suppliers and Counsel fees
  • Processing of staff expenses through Concur
  • Review and maintain all process controls and policy documentation
  • To work with the firm's Legal Cashiers team and Billing team to ensure all account payable related transactions are dealt with promptly.

Experience required:

  • Legal AP experience at a senior level
  • Experience of managing AP teams with at least 3 account payable assistants.
  • Aderant or Elite knowledge would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meeting strict deadlines
  • Stakeholder focussed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills

If this role is of interest to you, please APPLY now!

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