Accounts Payable Supervisor

Location Manchester
Discipline: Transactional
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££28k - 35k per year + Hybrid
Contact name: Connor Bayliss

Contact email:
Job ref: CBAPMAN134
Published: 24 days ago

Job Title: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Location: North West England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Type: Permanent

Primary Industry: Technology

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum

Benefits: Hybrid

Qualifications: Accounts Payable

Skills: Shared Service Centre experience, Multicurrency invoicing, High volume invoicing

Company Branding: EMEA Shared Service Centre

Job Duties:

  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the accounts payable function.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of invoices, payments, and expense reports.
  • Review and approve invoices for payment, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Manage vendor relationships, resolving any payment or invoice discrepancies.
  • Monitor and reconcile accounts payable transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and analyse accounts payable reports, providing insights and recommendations to management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve accounts payable processes and efficiency.
  • Supervise a team of accounts payable clerks, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry best practises and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes, including accruals and reconciliations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in accounts payable or a similar finance role.
  • Strong knowledge of accounts payable principles, practises, and procedures.
  • Experience working in a Shared Service Centre environment.
  • Ability to handle high volume and multicurrency invoicing.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounts payable or a similar finance role.
  • Prior experience in a supervisory or team lead position.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding of accounts payable processes and best practises.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Strong proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications.
  • Ability to effectively manage and motivate a team.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certification in Accounts Payable or Finance.
  • Experience working with SAP or other ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of banking and finance industry practises.

Working Conditions:

  • This role is based in an office setting within the EMEA Shared Service Centre.
  • Standard office hours, Monday to Friday.
  • Occasional overtime may be required during peak periods.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.