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Accounts Payable Manager

Ambition are supporting one of our leading global law firm clients with their recruitment for an experienced Interim Accounts Payable Manager. This is a 16 month FTC, offering hybrid working and a competitive salary.

With responsibility for managing the whole Accounts Payable function and supervising 4 direct reports, the key responsibilities for this role are outlined below;

  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice and expense report administration, while optimizing the Firm's cash flow specific to payment processing.
  • Identify process and related technology improvement ideas, as well as, assist with implementation of ideas.
  • Manage escalated issues and multiple high visibility priorities.
  • Monitor performance metrics of department to provide insight to development needs or resource rebalancing.
  • Effectively communicate with end-users to understand requirements and provide responsive solutions.
  • Work with external service providers (e.g. Travel Management company, Taxi provider) to ensure smooth working & processes.
  • Maintain current documentation for Accounts Payable procedures in practice and ensure understanding and adherence for consistent results.
  • Involvement in payment processing on the Firm's banking platform(s).
  • Development of staff and other ad-hoc assignments
  • Review and evaluate staff's work product for quality and compliance. Provide guidance for exceptions or issues, which may arise.
  • Supervise, coach, and train the Accounts Payable team on procedures, controls, and issue resolution. Re-allocate resources as needed to meet demands.
  • Involved in staff selection process.
  • Act as back up other team members during periods of absence and as needed.
  • Assist in any ad-hoc assignments as and when they arise.

The successful candidate will have extensive Accounts Payable experience along with previous supervisory responsibilities. The ability to manage multiple deadlines, in a fast paced, target driven environment is key to being successful in this role. Previous experience of working within a law firm or in professional services would be a distinct advantage, along with working knowledge of 3E and Chrome River.

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