Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Accounts Payable Team Leader


Reference: JW0070

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £25,000.00

Maximum Salary: £28,000.00

6 month contract

Heyland Recruitment are working alongside this market leading specialist and internationally recognised services business, as they look to recruit an experienced Accounts Payable Team Leader to join their UK Shared Service Centre finance team to cover a secondment within the team for a period of 6 months.


The successful candidate will be Responsible for the ongoing performance of the team, promoting a quality focused environment within the department, aiding in the delivery of right first-time payments and invoicing, whilst also driving a culture of continuous improvement through root cause analysis of issues to prevent re-occurrence.


Key Responsibilities

  • Overall management responsibility for the Quality Management team, including:
  • Leading the team to drive quality within the department through set tasks, including but not limited to:
    • Triaging all errors, queries and WIP items, including full root cause analysis and driving resolution in the teams
    • Manual input checks for timesheets and expenses, ensuring errors are corrected
    • Reviews of specified client invoices to ensure compliance with client requirements
    • Management of closeout process for purchase orders
  • Ensuring that all team tasks are completed in line with Service Centre vision through setting and monitoring KPI’s
  • Regular reporting of team activities and performance to the UK Service Centre Manager and working to build prioritized work plans and resource plans as appropriate
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of Quality Management team procedures and processes, through understanding customer needs (both internal and external) and sharing best practices
  • Prepare timely reports and attending review meetings as required
  • Any other specific tasks as requested from time to time with respect to the quality of service delivery


Key Attributes / Experience

  • Exceptional people management and leadership skills
  • Ability to organise/assign workloads among staff according to their individual capabilities and establish priorities in workload
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills - both written and spoken
  • Strong ownership and commitment to delivering results
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised with ability to work under pressure, keeping to deadlines